Greater London, United Kingdom


Greater London, England’s capital, set on the River Thames, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. Greater London comprises 33 districts: The 32 London precincts and the City of London.

At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations.

Total Population: 8,825,000

(An increase of 7.97 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 3,082,000
  • Language Spoken at Home - 3,087,000

Quick Facts

  • Over 300 distinct languages spoken and more than 50 non-indigenous communities with a population of more than 10,000.

  • A large number of Greek speakers reside in Greater London.

  • Around 7% of London's total population is of South Asian Indian origin.

  • No particular location dominants the Japanese community. However, the families of Japanese "company men" have a tendency of living in North London and West London. Japanese restaurants and shops are located around these groups of Japanese people.

  • Home to one, if not the largest, of the largest Nigerian population outside of Nigeria. London's Peckham can be called "Little Lagos".

  • Diversity reflected in its ethnic neighbourhoods or enclaves: (1) Afro-Caribbean in Brixton, Harlesden, Stonebridge, Tottenham, Dalston, Lewisham, Peckham; (2) Bengali in Whitechapel / Tower Hamlets; (3) Chinese, Mandarin and Chinese, Cantonese in London's Chinatown; (4) Greek in Palmers Green; (5) Japanese in Ealing, Golders Green, East Finchley; (6) Jews in Golders Green, Stamford Hill; (7) Korean in New Malden; (8) Middle Eastern on Edgware Road; (9) South Asian Indians in Southall; (10) Vietnamese in Deptford, Shoreditch (Kingsland Road), Hackey (Mare Street)

People Group Highlights

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PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Sri Lankan, SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism7,792
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam7,300
Ethiopian, Tigray/Tigrinya EthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaChristianity7,116
BosniakBosnia and HerzegovinaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam7,012
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada6,900
CzechCzech RepublicEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic6,776
Bantu, SwahiliTanzaniaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam6,400
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaChristianity - Orthodox6,100
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,800
Mongol, KhalkaMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Lamaism5,800
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism5,466
AssyrianIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox5,000
Latvian, LettLatviaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious4,452
Scottish TravellerScotlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant4,000
Jew, Eastern Yiddish SpeakingUnited KingdomNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism3,574
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox2,912
BerberMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,900
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,565
Seychellese CreoleSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHinduism2,400
Kashmiri of PunjabIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam2,000
EstonianEstoniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,192
MalteseMaltaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,056
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic553
SloveneSloveniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic484
ArabicWithout HomelandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni512,000