Berlin/Dresden (dpa/sn) - Last year, Saxony deported 565 foreigners who were required to leave the country. Another 435 people left Bavaria voluntarily in 2022 with financial support from the federal government, according to a response from the federal government to a request from the left. Nationwide, 12,945 people were deported last year.
About one in four of these deportations was the responsibility of the most populous state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Bavaria was in second place with 2046 deportations, followed by Baden-Württemberg (1650) and Hesse (1018). The Free State of Saxony took eighth place. The smallest federal state of Bremen only deported 28 people. In Germany, most people were deported by plane (10,777). In Saxony, 363 flew out of Leipzig/Halle Airport.