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At-a-glance
224,623 people in the East Midlands were born abroad 5.83% of the local population.

45,225 people born in India comprise the largest source country, totally a fifth of the foreign-born.

106% rise in people born in South Africa, to 6,292, is the biggest percentage change for the top nationalities.

413 people who were born abroad live in Hucknall, Notts, the smallest regional cluster.


The East Midlands saw the number of its residents born abroad grow by a quarter in the decade to 2001.

Within those figures, there are some complex local stories. About 40% of people in Leicester's Belgrave area were born abroad the highest proportion in the region. In other areas, the numbers are nearer the national average.

Evington in Leicester has seen some of the greatest change, although in absolute terms its foreign-born residents make up only a fifth of the local population.

People living in the East Midlands
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
All people 3,953,128 4,172,299 5.54 100 100 0
Born outside British Isles 176,488 224,623 27.27 4.46 5.38 0.92

Top 10 places of birth outside British Isles
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Country 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
India 38,888 45,157 16.12 0.98 1.08 0.10
Germany 15,940 19,225 20.61 0.40 0.46 0.06
Other South & E Africa n/a 18,187 n/a n/a 0.44 n/a
Caribbean 12,898 12,802 -0.74 0.33 0.31 -0.02
Kenya 11,582 12,505 7.97 0.29 0.30 0.01
Pakistan 8,727 11,950 36.93 0.22 0.29 0.07
South Africa 3,045 6,292 106.63 0.08 0.15 0.07
Italy 5,469 5,634 3.02 0.14 0.14 0.00
USA 5,497 5,555 1.06 0.14 0.13 -0.01
Hong Kong 3,994 5,241 31.22 0.10 0.13 0.03

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People born outside British Isles area by area
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Allestree 1,432 1,702 18.85 3.50 4.45 0.95
Alvaston 7,350 6,082 -17.25 9.74 9.06 -0.68
Amber Valley E 516 577 11.82 1.31 1.44 0.13
Amber Valley W 708 770 8.76 1.36 1.48 0.12
Ashby de la Zouch 470 710 51.06 1.47 2.05 0.58
Aylestone 2,058 4,373 112.49 5.31 9.61 4.30
Bassetlaw E 587 694 18.23 1.63 1.92 0.29
Bassetlaw W 839 1,073 27.89 1.59 1.91 0.32
Beaumont Leys 5,480 4,485 -18.16 13.43 12.02 -1.41
Beeston 1,806 3,333 84.55 4.26 7.69 3.43
Belgrave 16,539 19,126 15.64 33.59 40.11 6.52
Belper 713 1,152 61.57 1.58 2.28 0.70
Boston 863 1,421 64.66 1.83 2.91 1.08
Bosworth E 980 1,316 34.29 1.89 2.38 0.49
Bosworth W 643 939 46.03 1.92 2.47 0.55
Buxton 927 1,206 30.10 1.87 2.32 0.45
Castle Donington 785 952 21.27 1.62 1.87 0.25
Chaddesden 1,380 1,541 11.67 2.64 2.95 0.31
Charnwood E 2,118 2,598 22.66 5.55 6.85 1.30
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area
1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Charnwood W 1,102 1,415 28.40 3.71 5.15 1.44
Chesterfield E 808 876 8.42 1.60 1.82 0.22
Chesterfield W 936 1,080 15.38 2.26 2.66 0.40
Clay Cross 453 558 23.18 1.25 1.52 0.27
Clowne 474 554 16.88 1.19 1.41 0.22
Corby Rural 1,090 1,766 62.02 2.86 4.02 1.16
Corby Urban 1,529 1,906 24.66 2.88 3.59 0.71
Daventry N 1,186 1,897 59.95 2.62 3.58 0.96
Daventry S 3,910 3,330 -14.83 5.53 4.20 -1.33
Dronfield 650 865 33.08 1.20 1.55 0.35
Eastwood 482 484 0.41 1.21 1.30 0.09
Evington 4,095 9,182 124.22 11.32 21.01 9.69
Gainsborough E 891 1,212 36.03 2.16 2.72 0.56
Gainsborough W 1,003 1,028 2.49 2.60 2.64 0.04
Gedling N 1,187 1,210 1.94 3.22 3.66 0.44
Gedling S 1,819 1,990 9.40 3.55 3.85 0.30
Glossop 741 940 26.86 1.75 2.09 0.34
Grantham 1,541 2,026 31.47 3.22 3.99 0.77
Hucknall 365 413 13.15 1.25 1.39 0.14
Ilkeston 803 887 10.46 1.56 1.65 0.09
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area
1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Kettering Rural 1,024 1,407 37.40 2.52 3.28 0.76
Kettering Urban 2,350 2,928 24.60 4.43 5.07 0.64
Kimberley 1,360 1,877 38.01 2.69 3.57 0.88
Knighton 17,494 19,744 12.86 30.81 36.18 5.37
Lincoln N 1,448 1,970 36.05 3.39 4.40 1.01
Lincoln S 1,452 1,978 36.23 3.43 4.04 0.61
Long Eaton 1,308 1,482 13.30 2.59 2.94 0.35
Loughborough E 3,292 4,246 28.98 6.39 7.25 0.86
Loughborough W 3,212 4,295 33.72 6.15 7.53 1.38
Louth E 683 845 23.72 1.88 2.13 0.25
Louth W 1,187 1,508 27.04 2.47 2.85 0.38
Lutterworth 2,076 2,678 29.00 3.80 4.45 0.65
Mansfield N 646 723 11.92 1.84 2.11 0.27
Mansfield S 1,279 1,329 3.91 2.45 2.58 0.13
Market Harborough 3,671 5,627 53.28 7.13 10.09 2.96
Matlock 635 821 29.29 1.52 1.97 0.45
Melton Mowbray 1,457 1,562 7.21 3.23 3.26 0.03
Mickleover 3,815 7,317 91.80 7.60 11.40 3.80
Narborough 822 901 9.61 2.54 2.59 0.05
Newark N 881 1,030 16.91 2.15 2.48 0.33
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area
1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Newark S 1,066 1,356 27.20 2.28 2.81 0.53
North Braunstone 4,024 5,008 24.45 8.25 9.79 1.54
Northampton Duston 1,624 2,753 69.52 4.31 5.46 1.15
Northampton NE 3,404 2,599 -23.65 6.58 7.57 0.99
Northampton NW 1,827 2,718 48.77 3.97 5.41 1.44
Nott'ham New Basford 5,160 5,648 9.46 10.88 14.23 3.35
Nott'ham W Bridgford 2,126 2,687 26.39 5.32 6.53 1.21
Nottingham Bilborough 1,394 2,019 44.84 3.01 4.31 1.30
Nottingham Bingham 1,493 2,190 46.68 2.59 3.39 0.80
Nottingham Bulwell 1,446 1,834 26.83 3.18 4.09 0.91
Nottingham Clifton 2,655 5,883 121.58 5.36 9.86 4.50
Nottingham Lenton 4,217 4,479 6.21 11.97 13.65 1.68
Nottingham Sherwood 3,348 4,148 23.89 8.45 9.62 1.17
Repton 922 1,560 69.20 2.79 3.74 0.95
Roade 3,384 5,635 66.52 7.50 9.46 1.96
Rutland 1,811 2,320 28.11 4.29 4.99 0.70
Sherwood E 1,153 1,641 42.32 1.76 2.30 0.54
Shirebrook 486 549 12.96 1.08 1.17 0.09
Skegness 604 779 28.97 1.72 1.91 0.19
Sleaford E 1,206 1,809 50.00 2.97 3.64 0.67
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area
1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Sleaford W 1,584 1,609 1.58 3.54 3.41 -0.13
Spalding E 848 1,429 68.51 2.02 3.00 0.98
Spalding W 1,003 1,289 28.51 2.58 3.05 0.47
Stamford 1,349 2,086 54.63 3.46 4.20 0.74
Sutton in Ashfield 696 789 13.36 1.30 1.40 0.10
Swadlincote 377 568 50.66 1.02 1.43 0.41
Wellingborough E 943 1,161 23.12 3.19 3.57 0.38
Wellingborough W 4,070 4,895 20.27 6.00 6.75 0.75
Wigston 917 1,245 35.77 2.72 3.17 0.45
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