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May 02, 2018

European Commission poll finds a large number of citizens think the integration of migrants has failed

The EC posed the following question to all 28 Member States: Generally speaking, how successful or not is the integration of most immigrants living in [your country]?

A poll conducted by the European Commission has found that a large majority of people in Hungary, Germany, France, Italy and Sweden think the integration of migrants has failed in their country.

The EC posed the following question to all 28 Member States: Generally speaking, how successful or not is the integration of most immigrants living in [your country]?

Results show that 55 percent of Europeans in total feel integration is going badly, and 39 percent felt it had been a success. In Hungary, 53 percent said integration was a failure.

According to the survey commissioned by the European Union’s (EU) unelected executive branch, just 24 percent of Swedish residents thought integration was going well, while a staggering 73 percent said it has gone badly.

In Germany, 31 percent think integration has gone well, 63 percent said it is unsuccessful. While in France, 64 percent of people think the integration process has been unsuccessful.

Italians also felt the integration process was a failure with 63 percent saying it had gone badly.

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