§ Mr. Deakins
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The following figures from the 1971 Census of Population give numbers of persons born in relevant countries. No figures are available for persons born in Denmark, nor are separate figures available for the two parts of Germany. No detail by nationality is available.
Country of Birth No. of persons (a) enumerated in Great Britain and resident in the United Kingdom (b) enumerated in and resident in Northern Ireland Belgium and Luxembourg 15,475 not available France 35,910 Germany1 157,680 Irish Republic2 709,235 46,400 Italy 108,980 not available Netherlands 19,465 United Kingdom3 50,630,270 1,457,225 1. Includes both German Federal Republic and the German Democratic Republic. 2. Includes persons giving birthplace as "Ireland". 3. Includes Isle of Man and Channel Isles.