Country of Birth – A focus on residents born in an EU Accession Country

This article focuses on data from the Census on the country that Warwickshire residents were born in. In particular, the number and proportion of residents that were born in an EU Accession country e.g. Poland, Romania, Lithuania.

Of Warwickshire residents, 8,880 advise that they were born in an EU Accession country, which is 2% of the total population. Of these residents the highest proportion are identified as being born in Poland (67%), with a further 4% born in Romania, 2% in Lithuania and 27% as ‘Other EU Accession Country’. This category includes Bulgaria, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia and Slovakia.

Rugby Map

The highest number of people born in an EU Accession country reside in Rugby Borough (3,451 people). The following graphic shows the concentration of where these people live and also reveals some key facts.

  • 3,451 Rugby residents were born in an EU Accession country and 68% were born in Poland (2,344 residents).
  • Almost half (48%) of Rugby residents that were born in an EU Accession country (1,666 residents) were aged 25 to 34 years at the time of the Census.

For further information about the 2011 Census, or if you have any comments or suggestions for further areas of work, please contact the Observatory at research@warwickshire.gov.uk.

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