Indians leading the skilled migrant group in the UK

February 26, 2016
Indians formed the biggest group of skilled employees to be issued visas to reside and work in the UK previous year. According to the statistics released.

Indians leading the skilled migrant group in the UK

The National Statistics Office of the UK had informed in its report regarding migration that the citizens from India has got the majority of entire 92,062 visas granted to the skilled workers last year.

The report also informed that the citizens from India also accounted for 57% of the entire skilled work visas issued that was 52,360 visas out of 92,062 with the citizens from the US with next biggest group with around 10,130 that makes around 11%.

Indian citizens are also making the biggest tax contributions as they had formed the biggest group outside the EU for registering to the National Insurance Number of the UK. 

Around 35,000 new registrations were done by Indians and were followed by the citizens from Australia, China, Pakistan and Nigeria, making the top five group of employed immigrants among the latest immigrants in the UK.

Indian citizens also formed the third biggest group of foreign students that were issued visa to study in the UK after China and the US.

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