Brexit by the Numbers

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Updated: 2017-06-01.

An interactive feature on Brexit by the numbers, including data, votes, dates, charts, and more for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.

People Most Affected

Numbers dealing with who exactly Brexit primarily affects, both in the United Kingdom as well as in the European Union.

  • 1,217,500 UK citizens living & working in the EU as of March 2016
  • 3,325,000 EU citizens living & working in the UK as of March 2016

UK Citizens in EU

In Spain: 309,000
In Ireland: 255,000
In France: 185,000
In Germany: 103,000
In Italy: 65,000
In Netherlands: 50,000
In Cyprus: 41,000
In Poland: 35,000
In Belgium: 27,000
In Sweden: 25,000
In Denmark: 19,000
In Greece: 18,000
In Portugal: 18,000
In Malta: 12,000
In Austria: 11,000
In Finland: 7,000
In Hungary: 7,000
Luxembourg: 7,000
Bulgaria: 5,000
Czechia: 5,000
Slovakia: 5,000
Lithuania: 3,000
Romania: 3,000
Latvia: 1,000
Croatia: 500
Estonia: 500
Slovenia: 500

EU Citizens in UK

From Poland: 883,000
From Ireland: 411,000
From Germany: 297,000
From Romania: 229,000
From Italy: 204,000
From France: 176,000
From Lithuania: 147,000
From Portugal: 132,000
From Spain: 129,000
From Latvia: 96,000
From Hungary: 87,000
Netherlands: 79,000
Bulgaria: 77,000
Greece: 72,000
Slovakia: 63,000
Czechia: 42,000
Sweden: 35,000
Belgium: 32,000
Cyprus: 31,000
Austria: 26,000
Denmark: 24,000
Malta: 20,000
Estonia: 18,000
Finland: 7,000
Croatia: 6,000
Luxembourg: 1,000
Slovenia: 1,000

Voters in the Referendum

71.8%

of the UK Electorate voted, which is the HIGHEST AMOUNT since the 1992 General Election.

Brexit: Total Number of Votes Received

  • "Leave" - 17,410,742 Votes (51.9%)
  • "Remain" - 16,141,241 Votes (48.1%)
  • Rejected Ballots - 26,033 Votes

Finance, Money & Economy

Numbers dealing with how Brexit affected the United Kingdom’s currency (GBP £), the euro currency (EUR €), the stock market, and more. First, check out this insane one-day devaluation:

$1.479794 USD

1 GBP Was Worth This Much on 23 June 2016.

$1.364177 USD

1 GBP Was Worth This Much on 24 June 2016.

Current GBP Exchange Rate

GBP - British Pound
EUR
0.8837
USD
0.7836
AUD
0.5963
CAD
0.5933
CHF
0.8120

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Sources

  1. The British in Europe – and Vice Versa“. Migration Watch UK. 23 March 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
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