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There were an estimated 831,000 Polish-born residents in 2015 – a jump of almost three quarters of a million compared to the number in 2004 – the year the country joined the EU.

It means Poland overtook India, which had 795,000 people last year, as the most common non-UK nation of birth.

It means that the number of EU citizens living in the UK topped three million for the first time last year.

The data laid bare the challenge facing Theresa May to curb new arrivals from the EU after Brexit.

Polish was also the most common non-British nationality, with an estimated 916,000 residents.

Figures are compiled both by both country of birth and nationality, which can be subject to change.

Overall, one in eight (13.3 per cent) of the people living in the UK were born abroad last year – compared to one in 11 in 2004.

There was a “statistically significant increase” in the non-UK born population of the UK between 2014 and 2015, rising from 8.3 million to 8.6 million, the Office for National Statistics said.

In 2015, one in 12 (8.7 per cent) of the “usual resident population” of the UK had non-British nationality, which compares with one in 20 (5 per cent) in 2004.

There was a “statistically significant” increase in the non-British national population between 2014 and 2015, increasing from 5.3 million to 5.6 million.

 

Within that number, there were 3.2 million EU citizens, a rise of 300,000, or 7.5 per cent on 2014.

The number of Romanian and Bulgarian nationals living in the UK increased by 28 per cent to just under 300,000.

The total number of EU nationals living in the UK has almost tripled since 2004, when it was 1.1 million.

Nicola White, of the ONS, said: “The population of the UK continued to increase between 2014 and 2015, driven by significant increases in both the non-UK born and non-British national population of the UK.

“Poland is now the most common non-UK country of birth, overtaking India for the first time.

“The number of Polish-born citizens living in the UK has continued to increase since Poland joined the EU and the number of UK residents born in Poland was eight times higher in 2015 compared with 2004.”

The Brexit vote led to scrutiny of the status of EU nationals living in the UK.

Madeleine Sumption, the director of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford said: “These data come at a time of considerable uncertainty for EU migrants living in the UK, as most EU migrants are not UK citizens.

“Although the Government has committed in principle to allow EU migrants to remain in the UK, there are many unresolved questions about their status.”

 

Source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/703849/poles-poland-migrants-live-in-uk

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