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Statistics Show One Out of Three Children from Britain Has Foreign-born Parent

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 3, 2013 at 11:08 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
One in three children being born in England and Wales have at least one foreign-born parent.

The top five countries for foreign-born mothers were Poland, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Nigeria.
Statistics Show One Out of Three Children from Britain Has Foreign-born Parent
Statistics Show One Out of Three Children from Britain Has Foreign-born Parent
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According to the Daily Star, figures for 2011 show 224,943 new babies had either one or both parents born outside the UK, 31 percent of the total.

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The biggest number was in London, with 64.9 percent of babies having at least one parent born abroad.

The figures showed that 131,288 births in 2011 involved two non-British parents, which is 18.1 percent of all births.

It is also believed that the numbers will rise in 2014 as Bulgarians and Romanians flock to Britain.

Source: ANI
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