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Other Oceania
 

Overview
This category includes the islands across the Pacific other than Australia and New Zealand: Caroline Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa.

Just a handful of people born in these areas 5,600 live in Britain, with the largest cluster in Leicester, numbering 220 or so people in 2001.

However, a closer look at areas related to the British Army's infantry - Catterick and Salisbury Plain for instance - show clusters of Pacific Islanders, indicating the history of recruitment from the other side of the world.

Concentrations of people born in Other Oceania
Concentrations of people born in Other Oceania
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
5,571 people born on Pacific Island nations were living in Britain in 2001, 0.01% of the population.
97 people recorded across the whole of the North East represent one of the smallest groups of foreign-born people in any single nation or region.

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Distribution of people born in Other Oceania
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
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1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Whole of Britain n/a 5,571 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
 
East Midlands n/a 493 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
East of England n/a 448 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
London n/a 1,662 n/a n/a 0.02 n/a
North East n/a 97 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
North West n/a 298 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
Scotland n/a 295 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
South East n/a 1,054 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
South West n/a 440 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
Wales n/a 120 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
West Midlands n/a 411 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a
Yorks & Humber n/a 253 n/a n/a 0.01 n/a

Most popular areas
TOTAL NUMBERS AS % OF ALL PEOPLE
Area Regions 1991 2001 +/- % 1991 2001 +/- %
Belgrave East Midlands n/a 104 n/a n/a 0.22 n/a
Southampton P'tswood South East n/a 56 n/a n/a 0.10 n/a
Cricklewood London n/a 52 n/a n/a 0.10 n/a
Heston London n/a 52 n/a n/a 0.12 n/a
Greenhill London n/a 50 n/a n/a 0.09 n/a
Southall W London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.07 n/a
Isleworth London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.06 n/a
Devizes Rural South West n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.08 n/a
Knighton East Midlands n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.07 n/a
Sudbury London n/a <50* n/a n/a 0.08 n/a

*Area has fewer than 50 residents born in Other Oceania
 
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