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One foreigner out of 6 foreign nationals of England, the largest number of Indians, increased rapidly

LondonAccording to a report released by the UK’s Office for National Statistics, one in six births in England and Wales took place abroad, especially in India. According to the report, 16.8 percent of residents of England and Wales were born abroad in 2021, up from 13.4 percent a decade ago. The number of foreign-born residents increased from 2.5 million to 10 million in a decade. The number of Polish citizens living here increased from 579,000 in 2011 to 743,000 (1.2 percent) in 2021, and the number of Pakistanis increased from 482,000 in 2011 to 624,000 (1 percent).

Government under pressure on migrants
The report comes at a time when Britain is under pressure to cross the English Channel in small boats and the record number of migrants arriving in Britain. The report said that the country’s population increased by 6.3 percent between 2011 and 2021 due to migration. The data also showed that 5.9 million people, or 9.9 percent of the population, had a non-UK passport. The number of people born abroad living in London has increased from 36.7 percent in 2011 to 40.6 percent of the city’s population. In Wales and North East England, less than 7 per cent of the people living abroad were born.

rapid growth
Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that India represented the largest number of residents in terms of residents born outside the UK with 9,20,000 people last year, followed by Poland with 7,43,000 people (1.2 percent). live in the country. Pakistan comes at number three, whose number of residents is 6,24,000 (one percent). The ONS said in a release that one in six ordinary residents of England and Wales were born outside the UK and this figure has increased by 2.5 million since 2011.

India most common country

It said that India was the most common country in 2021 in terms of residents born outside the UK. According to the Office, the top three countries of birth outside the UK for England and Wales since the last census 10 years ago remain as India, Poland and Pakistan, and numbers are increasing in all categories. In comparison to 2011 figures, India has gone up from 6,94,000 to 9,20,000, Poland from 579,000 to 7,43,000 and Pakistan from 482,000 to 6,24,000.



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