Kosovans in the United Kingdom

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Kosovars in the United Kingdom
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Kosovars in the United Kingdom refers to people from Kosovo with Albanian descent settling in or temporarily living in the United Kingdom. The earliest arrivals settled in London in the 1990s, with pockets of arrivals in other cities.[1] The 2011 Census recorded 28,446 Kosovo-born residents in England and 56 in Wales.[2] The censuses of Scotland and Northern Ireland recorded 215 and 44 Kosovo-born residents respectively.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Kosovans: Refugees or migrants". Information Centre about Asylum and Refugees (ICAR). Archived from the original on September 26, 2006. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census: QS213EW Country of birth (expanded), regions in England and Wales". Office for National Statistics. 26 March 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Country of birth (detailed)" (PDF). National Records of Scotland. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Country of Birth - Full Detail: QS206NI". Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2015.