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Overview
The 2001 Census counted people from the former Yugoslavia's successor republics together.

The majority of the growth was driven by the political breakdowns and Balkan wars in particular the conflicts in Bosnia and Kosovo.

As with most refugee communities, the over-whelming majority of these people came to and stayed in London. Some 25,000 were living in the capital in 2001, half of all ex-Yugoslavians in Britain.

The areas which saw the greatest numbers of new arrivals were Tottenham and Golders Green in north London.

Concentrations of people born in Ex-Yugoslavia
Concentrations of people born in Ex-Yugoslavia
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
47,410 people born in the former Yugoslavia were found by the Census to be living in Britain in 2001.

53% of ex-Yugoslavia-born people in Britain have made their home in London.

0.08% of people in Britain in 2001 were born in the former Yugoslavia.

20 areas outside London have ex-Yugoslavia-born populations ranging from 100 to 400 people.


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Distribution of people born in Ex-Yugoslavia
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain 13,846 47,410 242.41 0.03 0.08 0.05
 
East Midlands 1,194 2,743 129.73 0.03 0.07 0.04
East of England 1,365 3,654 167.69 0.03 0.07 0.04
London 4,683 25,238 438.93 0.07 0.35 0.28
North East 108 674 524.07 0.00 0.03 0.03
North West 830 1,988 139.52 0.01 0.03 0.02
Scotland 289 895 209.69 0.01 0.02 0.01
South East 1,763 4,878 176.69 0.02 0.06 0.04
South West 498 1,148 130.52 0.01 0.02 0.01
Wales 407 434 6.63 0.01 0.01 0.00
West Midlands 1,448 2,956 104.14 0.03 0.06 0.03
Yorks & Humber 1,261 2,802 122.20 0.03 0.06 0.03

Most popular areas
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Regent's Park London 168 730 334.52 0.21 1.00 0.79
Hammersmith London 231 670 190.04 0.39 1.01 0.62
Kilburn London 107 617 476.64 0.24 1.45 1.21
Acton London 263 573 117.87 0.43 0.85 0.42
Tottenham S London 23 533 2,217.39 0.05 1.10 1.05
Tottenham N London 16 488 2,950.00 0.03 0.80 0.77
Highgate London 103 453 339.81 0.22 0.83 0.61
Shepherds Bush London 243 444 82.72 0.58 1.06 0.48
Golders Green London 66 438 563.64 0.16 0.91 0.75
Hyde Park London 211 421 99.53 0.35 0.63 0.28
 
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