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Ethnic English are a minority in London

Summary of Disinformation

Majority of the population of London comprises foreigners, while ethnic English make up only one-third of the local residents.


Recurring disinformation narrative about the Islamisation of Europe and the Europeans losing their identity. Similar cases can be found here, here, and here.

Office for National Statistics of Great Britain published data for 2018 regarding the place of birth of the population living in Great Britain. According to the statistics, the majority (8.89 million) of the population living in London, 63,52%, is born on the territory of the United Kingdom. The share of non-British citizens of the EU makes up 11.49%, while the others (non-EU member European countries, Asia, Africa, North America, South, and Latin America, Oceania) constitute 24,87%.


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Reported in: Issue 155
Date: 01.06.2019
Language: Georgian
Country: UK
Keywords: migration, Muslim/Islam
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Obiektivi time 00:08 - 0:18
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