Non-UK Short Term Residents in Warwickshire

2011 Census LogoThe most recent 2011 Census release by the Office for National Statistics gives an indication of the number of non-UK short term residents (STR) in the county. A non-UK born short-term resident is defined as anyone living in England and Wales who was born outside the UK, who intended to stay in the UK for a period of between 3 and 12 months.

The total number of non-UK short term residents in Warwickshire is 1,264. This varies considerably between the county’s districts and boroughs with just 17 non-UK STRs in North Warwickshire to 820 non-UK STRs in Warwick District. The age make up of non-UK STRs in Warwickshire is predominantly young; around 77% are between the ages of 15 and 29. Females make up 54% of the non-UK STRs in Warwickshire.

India, China and Poland are the three most popular countries for country of birth of STR. Together they account for nearly 40% of the county’s non-UK STRs.

Full-time students account for around 60% of 16+ non-UK STRs in Warwickshire (55% nationally). This explains the relatively high numbers of non-UK STRs in Warwick District.

Around 1 in 4 non-UK STRs are in employment while the remaining 14% are classified as ‘other’ i.e here visiting relatives, on extended vacations/travel etc.

A link to the data tables published by ONS is available here

In addition, ONS has published an interactive map depicting the numbers of non-UK STRs throughout England and Wales.

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