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Seeking and finding greener pastures in Saxony
From Annaberg to Zittau, some 74,000 skilled workers and managers with a foreign passport are currently in work. Most foreign nationals employed here come from Europe (56,031) and Asia (13,196), followed by Africa (2,669). Broken down by country, most of them come from Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania, Russia and Vietnam.
The number of employees from these main countries has risen sharply in recent years. In 2014 there were about 18,300, and in 2018 almost 48,900. From 2017 to 2018 alone, there was an increase of over 10,000 people.