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Inconvenient Truth re U.K.`s Immigrants

Table 1:

Sri Lanka

73%

5%

22%

Republic of Ireland

72%

3%

25%

India

71%

4%

25%

Portugal

70%

8%

22%

China

69%

4%

27%

Jamaica

69%

7%

24%

Cyprus

68%

3%

29%

Iran

51%

12%

36%

Pakistan

45%

5%

50%

Bangladesh

44%

8%

48%

Turkey

41%

7%

52%

Somalia

19%

10%

71%

Source: Institute for Public Policy Research, "Britain`s Immigrants: An Economic Profile," PDF

September 2007. Tables 5.1. 

 

Table 2:

Immigrant Dependency in the U.S. and the U.K.

(Ranked by dependency rate)

U.K.

U.S.

Country of origin

Dependency %

% of UK pop.

Country of origin

Dependency %

% of US pop.

Somalia

39.0%

0.14%

Dominican Republic

57.2%

0.24%

Turkey

21.0%

0.12%

Mexico

43.4%

3.71%

Pakistan

11.0%

0.52%

Russia

39.8%

0.21%

Bangladesh

11.0%

0.35%

Honduras

37.5%

0.13%

Iran

10.0%

0.10%

Guatemala

35.7%

0.19%

5 most dependent

15.1%

1.23%

5 most dependent

43.5%

4.48%

Cyprus

9.0%

0.11%

Haiti

35.3%

0.20%

Portugal

7.0%

0.11%

Cuba

33.0%

0.33%

Uganda

7.0%

0.10%

Vietnam

31.8%

0.34%

Jamaica

6.0%

0.28%

Jamaica

31.3%

0.21%

Ireland

5.0%

0.72%

Colombia

29.7%

0.16%

Nigeria

5.0%

0.25%

El Salvador

29.7%

0.39%

Ghana

3.0%

0.16%

Ecuador

23.1%

0.12%

India

3.0%

0.98%

Brazil

21.9%

0.12%

Italy

3.0%

0.17%

Iran

21.9%

0.11%

Kenya

3.0%

0.21%

Peru

20.6%

0.11%

Sri Lanka

3.0%

0.17%

China

18.5%

0.63%

Zimbabwe

3.0%

0.18%

Korea

17.4%

0.23%

Canada

2.0%

0.13%

Philippines

15.6%

0.53%

China

2.0%

0.24%

Japan

13.4%

0.12%

South Africa

2.0%

0.32%

Canada

12.2%

0.23%

Australia

1.0%

0.20%

Great Britain

10.8%

0.20%

France

1.0%

0.20%

Poland

10.8%

0.18%

Philippines

1.0%

0.17%

Germany

9.1%

0.18%

Poland

1.0%

0.54%

India

7.9%

0.49%

USA

0.0%

0.31%

Italy

3.4%

0.13%

All immigrants