Where do London’s New Europeans live?
By Sean L Hanley, on 13 January 2013
Newly released data from the 2011 Census reveals some interesting patterns about London’s Central and East Europeans, finds Allan Sikk
I’ve been waiting for some time for the UK 2011 census data to come out to give me a chance to look at the distribution of Londons ‘New Europeans’ – people from the ten accession countries that joined the EU in 2004-7 – and to use the R open source statistics package to visualise data geographically.
Overall, people born in the EU accession state make up 4.5% of the population of London. However, but the picture is quite diverse across boroughs and across individual ‘sending’ countries. (more…)