Migrants, Integration and Intercultural Activities in Leipzig
Overall concept for integration of migrants
At its meeting on 12 December 2012, the Council Assembly approved an overall concept for the integration of migrants with a large majority.
The City’s integration officer, Stojan Gugutschkow, said: “The concept that has now been approved is the result of an almost two-year co-ordination and participation process to which all relevant city offices and departments but also the external players in integration work in Leipzig were able to contribute”.
Documents in German:
Facts and figures
Based on the residence register, 53,776 Leipzig residents were found to have an immigrant background at the end of 2013, which corresponds to 10.0 % of the Leipzig population who have their principal residence in Leipzig.
A total of 20,922 migrants holds German citizenships.
The largest migrant group of 7,053 persons comes from the Russian Federation, followed by 3,139 persons from Poland, 3,131 persons from the Ukraine and 2,833 persons from Vietnam.
Leaflet on migrants in Leipzig in German:
- Faltblatt Migranten in Leipzig 2014pdf, 337 KB