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on October 26, 2017 in World News

UK Population to Exceed 70 Million, Half of Growth Due to Migration

by Liam Deacon The population of the UK is projected to shoot up by 3.6 million (5.5 per cent) over the next 10 years, with more than half of the growth due to mass migration. According to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the population will pass 70 million by mid-2029 and be 72.9 million in mid-2041. The population boom is the equivalent to more than three new cities the size of Birmingham appearing in the UK over a decade. The projections are slightly lower than those made by the ONS in 2014, thanks to a slight fall...

by Liam Deacon The population of the UK is projected to shoot up by 3.6 million (5.5 per cent) over the next 10 years, with more than half of the growth due to mass migration. According to new data...

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