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Other Eastern Europe
 

Overview
Three counties comprise this category in the 2001 Census Bulgaria, Hungary and Slovakia.

The figures for 1991 and 2001 are not directly comparable because Slovakia was not part of the earlier count the results on the tables below should be treated cautiously.

Many of those in Britain before 2001 were almost certainly eastern European Jews who fled Nazism the clusters appearing in hubs of Britain's Jewish communities such as Golders Green in north London.

Numbers from these countries are almost certainly shifting at present due to the changes in work visa arrangements for Eastern European nations.

Concentrations of people born in Other Eastern Europe
Concentrations of people born in Other Eastern Europe
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
23,607 people born in Bulgaria, Hungary and Slovakia were resident in Britain at the time of the 2001 Census, some 0.04% of the population.
4 of the most popular areas for these groups are locations closely associated with Britain's Jewish communities.

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Distribution of people born in Other Eastern Europe
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain 14,032 23,607 68.24 0.03 0.04 0.01
 
East Midlands 838 1,116 33.17 0.02 0.03 0.01
East of England 1,170 2,152 83.93 0.02 0.04 0.02
London 5,215 9,699 85.98 0.08 0.14 0.06
North East 335 433 29.25 0.01 0.02 0.01
North West 1,035 1,429 38.07 0.02 0.02 0.00
Scotland 495 593 19.80 0.01 0.01 0.00
South East 1,872 4,106 119.34 0.02 0.05 0.03
South West 813 1,183 45.51 0.02 0.02 0.00
Wales 360 473 31.39 0.01 0.02 0.01
West Midlands 872 1,223 40.25 0.02 0.02 0.00
Yorks & Humber 1,027 1,200 16.85 0.02 0.02 0.00

Most popular areas
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Golders Green London 188 312 65.96 0.44 0.65 0.21
Hyde Park London 330 222 -32.73 0.54 0.33 -0.21
Regent's Park London 140 218 55.71 0.17 0.30 0.13
Finchley London 87 202 132.18 0.15 0.28 0.13
Highgate London 107 190 77.57 0.23 0.35 0.12
Brondesbury London 108 187 73.15 0.25 0.37 0.12
Cricklewood London 88 185 110.23 0.23 0.36 0.13
Kensington London 141 175 24.11 0.27 0.28 0.01
Acton London 90 169 87.78 0.15 0.25 0.10
Fortis Green London 61 167 173.77 0.12 0.32 0.20
 
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