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United Kingdom

Everyone is familiar of the fact that UK is the world leader in Science, engineering, Business and managements, art and designs law and finance. The country has reputation as a center of scientific research which makes it a magnet for some of the very best thinkers in the world. With only one per cent of the world’s population, the UK is responsible for eight per cent of global scientific publications.

Facts related to UK immigrants

  • People born outside the UK made up an estimated 14% of the UK’s population, or 9.5 million people.
  • The most common reason for migration among EU migrants was work.
  • India was once again the most common country of birth for migrants (863,000) in the UK.
  • London has the largest number of migrants among all regions of the UK, 3,317,000 – or 35% of the UK’s total foreign-born population.
  • Compared to the UK born, migrants are more likely to be aged 26 to 64, and less likely to be children or people of retirement age