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Overview
The number of people living in Britain who were born in Denmark changed very little between 1991 and 2001 - an increase of 295, amounting to just over 4,000 people.

The majority lived in the London area with some smaller clusters in other parts of the south east. Approximately 1,000 Denmark-born people lived across Surrey with clusters in Weybridge, Esher and Walton. The university towns of Oxford, Cambridge and Aberdeen also showed small clusters.

However, one of the oldest clusters is in Grimsby, on the mouth of the Humber. Why? Because Danish trawlers came to the port to land fish - and some of the fishermen fell for the local girls...

Concentrations of people born in Denmark
Concentrations of people born in Denmark
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
18,493 Denmark-born people were found living in Britain in 2001 representing 0.03% of the total British population.
55% more people born in Denmark were shown living in Scotland than 10 years before, equating to 1,300 people or 0.01% of the Scottish population.

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Distribution of people born in Denmark
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain 14,251 18,493 29.77 0.03 0.03 0.00
 
East Midlands 521 720 38.20 0.01 0.02 0.01
East of England 1,645 1,925 17.02 0.03 0.04 0.01
London 4,288 5,765 34.44 0.06 0.08 0.02
North East 282 293 3.90 0.01 0.01 0.00
North West 731 962 31.60 0.01 0.01 0.00
Scotland 842 1,309 55.46 0.02 0.03 0.01
South East 3,373 4,243 25.79 0.04 0.05 0.01
South West 1,090 1,350 23.85 0.02 0.03 0.01
Wales 248 319 28.63 0.01 0.01 0.00
West Midlands 551 758 37.57 0.01 0.01 0.00
Yorks & Humber 680 849 24.85 0.01 0.02 0.01

Most popular areas
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Hyde Park London 209 215 2.87 0.34 0.32 -0.02
Chelsea London 177 196 10.73 0.34 0.32 -0.02
Kensington London 172 179 4.07 0.33 0.28 -0.05
Highgate London 176 176 0.00 0.38 0.32 -0.06
Richmond N London 72 161 123.61 0.11 0.23 0.12
Wimbledon N London 148 138 -6.76 0.37 0.30 -0.07
Holborn London 65 127 95.38 0.17 0.23 0.06
Fulham London 109 117 7.34 0.23 0.20 -0.03
Weybridge South East 73 114 56.16 0.19 0.27 0.08
Regent's Park London 105 110 4.76 0.13 0.15 0.02
 
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