HC Deb 27 May 1976 vol 912 c307W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people born in member countries of the EEC live in the United Kingdom listed by nationality.

Mr. Deakins

I have been asked to reply.

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.

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