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Asian states in ex-USSR
 

Overview
One of the smallest complements of foreign-born in Britain covers the central Asian states that were formerly in the USSR: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazahstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

There were just 3,500 people born in this region living in Britain at the time of the 2001 Census.

Many of this group will be Armenian; London has had Armenian communities since the early 20th century as refugees fled persecution. An ethnic-Armenian community still exists in many areas, maintaining strong links between Britain and central Asia.

Concentrations of people born in Asian states in ex-USSR
Concentrations of people born in Asian states in ex-USSR
Map on right shows country as if areas with roughly equal populations were the same size. So, densely populated London takes up much more space than sparsely populated Scottish Highlands.

At-a-glance
3,440 people born in Asian ex-USSR states were living in Britain at the 2001 Census.

1,683 of these people were living in London and only 43 in the whole of Wales.

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Distribution of people born in Asian states in ex-USSR
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain n/a 3,440 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
 
East Midlands n/a 70 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
East of England n/a 230 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
London n/a 1,683 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a
North East n/a 90 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
North West n/a 185 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
Scotland n/a 171 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
South East n/a 538 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
South West n/a 107 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
Wales n/a 43 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
West Midlands n/a 169 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
Yorks & Humber n/a 154 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a

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TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Hyde Park London n/a 85 n/a n/a 0.13 n/a
Kensington London n/a 65 n/a n/a 0.10 n/a
Acton London n/a 57 n/a n/a 0.08 n/a
Regent's Park London n/a 55 n/a n/a 0.08 n/a
Chelsea London n/a 50 n/a n/a 0.08 n/a
Ealing Broadway London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.09 n/a
London Central London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.09 n/a
Southall W London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.06 n/a
Golders Green London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.08 n/a
Greenford London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.06 n/a

*Area has fewer than 50 residents born in Asian states in ex-USSR
 
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