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
BelarusianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox4,900
DaneDenmarkEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity4,185
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant340,000
BrazilianBrazilAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic246,000
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic86,500
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant65,500
KenyanKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant64,212
AustralianAustraliaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious53,960
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana52,000
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity42,000
Asante TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant25,000
BarbadianBarbadosAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican22,500
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity21,309
YorubaNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions10,100
Khmer, CambodianCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism10,000
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity7,900
NorwegianNorwayEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious7,400
ShonaZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,360
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity3,300
Finnish, FinnFinlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious2,800
UgandanUgandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,500
Manx, GaelicUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Anglican9