• Wednesday, December 06, 2023


Indians largest group of foreign skilled workers in UK

Indian IT professionals accounted for the largest skilled work force

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Indians were the largest group of skilled workers granted visas to live and work in the UK last year at 57 per cent, according to official figures released on Thursday (23). The home office said Indians accounted for 53,575 skilled work visas granted in 2016, and US nationals were the second largest group at 9,348. “Indian nationals accounted for 57 per cent of total skilled work visas granted (53,575 of 93,244)… The information technology sector sponsored 42 per cent of skilled work visa applications, followed by professional, scientific and technical activities (19 per cent) and financial and insurance activities (12…

You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.

Eastern Eye

Related Stories

Eastern Eye


Mrunal Thakur on Dhamaka, experience of working with Kartik Aaryan,…
Nushrratt Bharuccha on Chhorii, pressure of comparison with Lapachhapi, upcoming…
Abhimanyu Dassani on Meenakshi Sundareshwar, how his mom Bhagyashree reacted…