SINCE the economic crisis began the number of foreigners settling in
This is a far cry from the 20 per cent annual increase between 2001 and 2005, with a peak in 2002 when the census went from 9,325 to 17,021 foreigners, a rise of 82.5 per cent.
In the three years leading up to 2010 the population grew at a slower rate of 14.3, 12.5 and 5.8 per cent.
Currently, the 51,382 foreign residents on
In 1997 the bulk of foreigners in the city were born in
Now there are 5,000 Colombians and 4,000 Ecuadorians on
There are 4,064 Moroccans, 3,834 Romanians, 3,504 Algerians, 3,155 Argentineans, 3,005 Italians, and 2,394 French.