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Other North America
 

Overview
This category, collated for the first time in 2001, is a combination of people born in central American states (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama) and Greenland, far to the north.

It is a small group of people just 9,000 in Britain in 2001 perhaps representing the few historic links with these countries.

However, it may be a category to watch particularly if recent developments in economic migration from the poorer parts of the Americas continue over the next decade.

Concentrations of people born in Other North America
Concentrations of people born in Other North America
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
8,827 people born in these "north American" countries were resident in Britain in 2001, comprising 0.02% of the population.
5 of the 11 nations and regions of Britain had fewer than 500 residents born in these countries.

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Distribution of people born in Other North America
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain n/a 8,827 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a
 
London n/a 2,650 n/a n/a 0.04 n/a
East of England n/a 941 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a
South East n/a 1,660 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a
East Midlands n/a 490 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
North East n/a 136 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
North West n/a 556 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
Scotland n/a 465 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
South West n/a 698 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
Wales n/a 195 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
West Midlands n/a 545 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
Yorks & Humber n/a 491 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a

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TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Hyde Park London n/a 156 n/a n/a 0.23 n/a
Chelsea London n/a 108 n/a n/a 0.18 n/a
Kensington London n/a 107 n/a n/a 0.17 n/a
Oxford W South East n/a 97 n/a n/a 0.26 n/a
North West Essex East of England n/a 86 n/a n/a 0.16 n/a
Cambridge W East of England n/a 81 n/a n/a 0.15 n/a
Mildenhall East of England n/a 78 n/a n/a 0.14 n/a
Holborn London n/a 77 n/a n/a 0.14 n/a
Ecclesall Yorks & Humber n/a 74 n/a n/a 0.19 n/a
Regent's Park London n/a 69 n/a n/a 0.09 n/a
 
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