Strict citizenship laws are weakening democratic participation, especially in cities that are hubs of international migration – such as Vienna.
Vienna has a democratic deficit. Already, 25% of the voting-age population is excluded from participating in citywide and national elections.
Infographic illustrating Vienna’s electorate gap.
A circular data visualisation that makes international migration flow data more accessible.
German politicians – from Angela Merkel downwards – encourage young and skilled people from crisis-hit countries with high unemployment like Spain and Greece to move to Germany in order to mitigate its skilled labour shortage.