In the UK, 4.2% of the population in 1951 were foreign born. This rose to 8.3% in 2001 and an estimated 9.5% in 2005, and research suggests that mothers in immigrant families will probably have more children per woman than British mothers, meaning this proportion will rise even further.
Embracing the poles
Nic HallResearch International UK
How many of us are not living in the country where we were born? How many of us can trace our ancestry back to another country? In many countries today this is a surprising proportion. In...