This dataset provides 2011 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by passports held. The estimates are as at census day, 27 March 2011.

This is the first time that this information has been available from the census. The information will help measure the local populations of citizens of other countries living in the UK. It will enable comprehensive international research to compare the origins and destinations of migrants. Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, uses this information in its migration analysis.

The statistics can also be used to calculate what proportion of the population eligible to vote actually registers to vote. The statistics are likely to be needed for the proposed electoral reforms. The information will be used to evaluate the quality, accuracy and completeness of local electoral registers.

Statistical Disclosure Control
In order to protect against disclosure of personal information from the 2011 Census, there has been swapping of records in the Census database between different geographic areas, and so some counts will be affected. In the main, the greatest effects will be at the lowest geographies, since the record swapping is targeted towards those households with unusual characteristics in small areas.

More details on the ONS Census disclosure control strategy may be found on the Statistical Disclosure Control page on the ONS web site.
Table ID
Census 2011
Passports Held
England and Wales
Area types
Local Authorities and above
Latest data
Last updated
2013-03-26 09:30
Passports Held
01329 444 972
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