National Insurance: Foreign Nationals:Written question - HL10728

Asked on: 16 October 2018
Department for Work and Pensions
National Insurance: Foreign Nationals
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government which five countries had the most overseas nationals being allocated National Insurance numbers in each of the last three years for which records are available.
A
Answered by: Baroness Buscombe
Answered on: 23 October 2018

The available information on the five countries with the most overseas nationals being allocated National insurance numbers can be found within our published statistics National Insurance Number Allocations to Adult Overseas Nationals entering the UK. The latest available information is up to June 2018

Below is a table of allocated NINos per country for the top 5 countries for the last three calendar and financial years. Taken from the published stats

Calendar Year

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

2015

Romania 169,888

Poland 111,270

Italy 58,653

Spain 50,028

Bulgaria 39,189

2016

Romania 189,023

Poland 93,372

Italy 62,984

Spain 47,741

Bulgaria 42,342

2017

Romania 154,014

Poland 61,821

Italy 50,880

Bulgaria 38,744

Spain 35,642

Financial Year

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

2015/16

Romania 179,242

Poland 108,672

Italy 57,293

Spain 48,498

Bulgaria 39,643

2016/17

Romania 181,882

Poland 83,589

Italy 61,751

Spain 44,075

Bulgaria 42,052

2017/18

Romania 147,956

Poland 58,370

Italy 47,887

Bulgaria 37,223

Spain 34,599

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