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Greece
 

Overview
Greece is a member of the European Union and in 2001 there were about 35,000 people born in the country living in Britain.

A third of them were in London, with sizeable populations also in Sunderland, Manchester's Moss Side, Birmingham and Colchester.

As with other EU nations, the London clusters appear in affluent areas of west London.

Outside London and the South East, the greatest changes between 1991 and 2001 were increases in the North East.

Concentrations of people born in Greece
Concentrations of people born in Greece
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
35,007 Greece-born people were in the UK in 2001, equal to 0.06% of the British population.

1,370% more Greece-born people were shown in Sunderland Central in 2001 than in 1991, representing a rise in the population from 24 to 353.

271 local areas across Britain saw decreases in the number of Greece-born people, amounting to just one or two people in many cases.

10% of local areas across Britain have no Greece-born people living in their neighbourhoods.


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Distribution of people born in Greece
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain 14,459 35,007 142.11 0.03 0.06 0.03
 
East Midlands 421 1,246 195.96 0.01 0.03 0.02
East of England 1,145 2,855 149.34 0.02 0.05 0.03
London 6,981 12,360 77.05 0.10 0.17 0.07
North East 303 1,321 335.97 0.01 0.05 0.04
North West 845 2,584 205.80 0.01 0.04 0.03
Scotland 490 1,853 278.16 0.01 0.04 0.03
South East 1,895 5,438 186.97 0.03 0.07 0.04
South West 596 1,504 152.35 0.01 0.03 0.02
Wales 661 1,483 124.36 0.02 0.05 0.03
West Midlands 567 2,326 310.23 0.01 0.04 0.03
Yorks & Humber 555 2,037 267.03 0.01 0.04 0.03

Most popular areas
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Hyde Park London 588 1,091 85.54 0.96 1.64 0.68
Guildford Urban South East 33 457 1,284.85 0.06 0.81 0.75
Regent's Park London 275 449 63.27 0.34 0.62 0.28
Chelsea London 304 379 24.67 0.59 0.62 0.03
Kensington London 336 375 11.61 0.65 0.60 -0.05
Sunderland Central North East 24 353 1,370.83 0.06 0.81 0.75
Moss Side North West 26 350 1,246.15 0.06 0.77 0.71
Colchester E East of England 28 341 1,117.86 0.06 0.64 0.58
Milton South East 8 333 4,062.50 0.02 0.63 0.61
Holborn London 75 315 320.00 0.20 0.57 0.37
 
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