Population - Place of Birth

The chart and data below shows where Muslim living in England and Wales were born.

  UK & Ireland 719,404
  Rest of Europe 68,451
  Africa 144,706
  Middle East 93,657
  Far East 11,526
  South Asia 494,665
  Americas 5,422
  Other 8,794
Country/RegionCount
UK & Ireland 
England701,594
Scotland3,568
Northern Ireland574
Wales11,052
UK part not specified1,438
Republic of Ireland1,135
Ireland part not specified3
Channel Islands and the Isle of Man40
Rest of Europe 
Western Europe - EU countries8,251
Western Europe - Non EU countries439
Eastern Europe59,761
Africa 
North Africa36,620
Central and Western Africa 
Nigeria7,533
Other Central and Western Africa11,147
South and Eastern Africa 
Kenya14,315
South Africa2,062
Zimbabwe713
Other South and Eastern Africa72,316
Middle East 
Middle East93,657
Far East 
China167
Other Far East11,359
South Asia 
Bangladesh141,850
India62,430
Pakistan277,243
Other South Asia13,142
Americas 
North America 
Canada443
Jamaica773
Other Caribbean & West Indies1,264
USA1,406
Other North America57
South America1,479
Other 
Oceania494
Other8,300
 
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