Census Data

London: Country of birth

Location Type: Regions, ONS Geographic Code: E12000007

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Key Facts

All Residents 8,799,728
Male 4,268,106
Female 4,531,622
Households 3,423,892
Population Density (people/km2) 5,597.6
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 8,799,726
Europe 6,590,522
Europe: United Kingdom 5,223,986
Europe: EU countries 1,122,663
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU14 578,889
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU8 258,229
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU2 242,504
Europe: EU countries: All other EU countries 43,041
Europe: Non-EU countries 243,873
Europe: Non-EU countries: All other non-EU countries 243,873
Africa 625,071
Middle East and Asia 1,146,247
The Americas and the Caribbean 367,664
Antarctica and Oceania (including Australasia) and Other 64,228
British Overseas 5,994

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