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Other European ex-USSR
 

Overview
This is the biggest of the former USSR categories, including the key nations of Russia and Ukraine. The other two nations in this category are Belarus and Moldova.

Of the 29,000 people born in these countries resident in Britain in 2001, their immigration histories are more complex than just representing post-communism movements: there have been Ukrainian communities, largely formed by refugees from fascism, since the World War II.

Bradford is a hub of Ukrainian culture, including an internationally recognised family of eastern European bakers. Nottingham is another city with a small but long-standing Ukrainian community.

Concentrations of people born in Other European ex-USSR
Concentrations of people born in Other European 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
29,123 people born in Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus were living in Britain at the time of the 2001 Census.
500 people born in Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus and living across Bradford form the largest cluster outside London, with Oldham and Nottingham following.

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Distribution of people born in Other European ex-USSR
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain n/a 29,123 n/a n/a 0.05 n/a
 
London n/a 10,366 n/a n/a 0.14 n/a
South East n/a 4,146 n/a n/a 0.05 n/a
East Midlands n/a 1,870 n/a n/a 0.04 n/a
East of England n/a 2,307 n/a n/a 0.04 n/a
North West n/a 2,625 n/a n/a 0.04 n/a
Yorks & Humber n/a 2,191 n/a n/a 0.04 n/a
South West n/a 1,646 n/a n/a 0.03 n/a
West Midlands n/a 1,647 n/a n/a 0.03 n/a
North East n/a 504 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a
Scotland n/a 1,258 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a
Wales n/a 563 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a

Most popular areas
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Hyde Park London n/a 459 n/a n/a 0.69 n/a
Kensington London n/a 355 n/a n/a 0.56 n/a
Regent's Park London n/a 288 n/a n/a 0.40 n/a
Acton London n/a 277 n/a n/a 0.41 n/a
Finchley London n/a 263 n/a n/a 0.36 n/a
Chelsea London n/a 238 n/a n/a 0.39 n/a
Golders Green London n/a 238 n/a n/a 0.49 n/a
Highgate London n/a 223 n/a n/a 0.41 n/a
London Central London n/a 211 n/a n/a 0.43 n/a
Cambridge W East of England n/a 210 n/a n/a 0.39 n/a
 
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