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  • 2011 Census analysis: Immigration Patterns of Non-UK Born Populations in England and Wales in 2011 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 17 December 2013

    Using historic and 2011 Census data, we look at the immigration patterns of residents who were born outside the UK. Over the past 60 years the population has become more diverse, with an increase in the number of residents who were born outside the UK, from just 4.3% in 1951 to 13% in 2011. The top 5 non-UK countries of birth in 2011 were India, Poland, Pakistan, Republic of Ireland and Germany. We also discuss the possible reasons for migration to the UK.

    Keywords: census, 2011 Census, census analysis, migration, country of birth, population estimates, usual residents

  • 2011 Census: Non-UK born short-term residents in England and Wales (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 26 March 2013

    Keywords: 2011 Census, population estimates, usual residents, household estimates

  • International Migrants in England and Wales: 2011 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 11 December 2012

    Using 2011 Census data, we look at international migrants in England and Wales. Analysis by country of birth and passports held are reported at national, regional and local levels. Main findings show an increase in the number of residents who were born outside the UK, with 13% of residents born outside the UK in 2011, compared with just 9% in 2001. The most common non-UK countries of birth in 2011 were India, Poland and Pakistan.

    Keywords: 2011 Census, population estimates, usual residents, population density, 2011 Census, passports held, country of birth, health and provision of care, religion, ethnic group, economic activity, tenure, car or van availability, qualifications and students, Welsh language skills