Today, Indians comprise about 1.4 million people in the UK, making them the single largest visible ethnic minority population in the country.
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Varied ethnic backgrounds Indian Britons are one of the largest overseas communities of the Indian diaspora and make up 2.3 percent of the total UK population.
British Indian Population 2021 Indians make around 2.3% of the United Kingdom population & approx population of Indians in the United Kingdom as of 2021 is 16 Lakhs. As per the UK Census of 2011, Total Indian Population in the United Kingdom is 1,451,862 ( 14.51 Lakhs).
The Punjabi community in the UK is estimated to be around 600,000 out of the total Indian population of 1.4 million in 2011, that is, around 42 per cent.
With a population of almost four million, Indian Americans make up 1.2% of the U.S. population and are the largest group of South Asian Americans and the second largest group of Asian Americans after Chinese Americans.
People born in India are the UK’s largest foreign-born population, totalling an estimated 880,000 in 2020. According to the 2011 census, the cities with the most Indian-born residents are London (262,247), Leicester (37,224), Birmingham (27,206) and Wolverhampton (14,955).
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In the European countries, United Kingdom has the highest population of NRIs at 1.4 million residents.
Sikhs found employment in laying the tracks of the Canadian Pacific Railway, in lumber mills and mines. Though they earned less than white workers, they made enough money to send some of it to India and make it possible for their relatives to immigrate to Canada.
Immigration History The first large influx of Indian immigrants arrived at the end of World War II and the breakup of the British Empire. Many of these arrivals were recruited to address the labour shortages caused by the War. Many of these worked on railroads and in the textile industry.
The third largest overseas diaspora of Gujaratis, after Pakistan and United States, is in the United Kingdom. At a population of around 600,000 Gujaratis form almost half of the Indian community who live in the UK (1.2 million).
Here we are going to list top 5 countries for Indian students other than UK, USA and Australia for study abroad.