Census Data

East of England: Country of birth

Location Type: Regions, ONS Geographic Code: E12000006

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Key Facts

All Residents 6,335,074
Male 3,106,977
Female 3,228,097
Households 2,628,782
Population Density (people/km2) 331.4
Table Codets004
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options12

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by their country of birth. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


The country in which a person was born.

For people not born in one of in the four parts of the UK, there was an option to select "elsewhere".

People who selected "elsewhere" were asked to write in the current name for their country of birth.

More information at the ONS website

Country of birth: Total 6,335,074
Europe 5,854,022
Europe: United Kingdom 5,390,705
Europe: EU countries 416,055
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU14 163,088
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU8 154,857
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU2 86,812
Europe: EU countries: All other EU countries 11,298
Europe: Non-EU countries 47,262
Europe: Non-EU countries: All other non-EU countries 47,262
Africa 137,951
Middle East and Asia 247,816
The Americas and the Caribbean 77,787
Antarctica and Oceania (including Australasia) and Other 16,002
British Overseas 1,496

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