How many British citizens live in Austria?

Statistical information about the number of British Citizens living in Austria has been taken from the Statistics Austria website.

British Citizens in Austria:

As of 1.1.2023, there were 11,002 British citizens registered as living in Austria (compared to 11,225 as of 1.1.2022).  In order to be counted, persons must have been continuously registered with a main residence in Austria for more than 90 days around 1st January. From 2020 data 6,545 were male and 4,632 were female.

The diagram below illustrates the totals over the years:

Source: Statistik Austria

Note: According to the BMIBundesministerium für Inneres The Bundesministerium für Inneres (BMI) / Ministry for the Interior (UK counterparty: the Home Office) is competent for public security, policing, border control as well as residency and citizenships. It is also responsible for elections and direct democracy instruments as well as the civil service in the respective provinces, as well as municipal level where they are not covered by the Federal Chancellery. figures for December 2022, there were 9,576 British Citizens with a residence permit. Excluding diplomats and those who fail to un-register, the difference between the two figures cannot be explained.

Breakdown by age (2020):

Breakdown of Britons in Austria by age (in 2020)

Breakdown by province (Bundesland):

Breakdown of British citizens in Austria by province (Bundesland) as of 1.1.2023

Compared to 2022, all provinces have seen a decrease in numbers with the exception of Vienna which has had a slight increase (3). The diagram below illustrates the totals by province:

Source: Statistik Austria.

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