Census Data

Cymru (Wales): Country of birth

Location Type: Country, ONS Geographic Code: W92000004

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Key Facts

All Residents 3,107,494
Male 1,521,004
Female 1,586,490
Households 1,347,114
Population Density (people/km2) 149.9
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 3,107,494
Europe 2,992,209
Europe: United Kingdom 2,892,064
Europe: EU countries 91,477
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU14 41,593
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU8 35,233
Europe: EU countries: European Union EU2 11,878
Europe: EU countries: All other EU countries 2,773
Europe: Non-EU countries 8,668
Europe: Non-EU countries: All other non-EU countries 8,668
Africa 28,719
Middle East and Asia 69,329
The Americas and the Caribbean 12,377
Antarctica and Oceania (including Australasia) and Other 4,543
British Overseas 317

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