32 million foreigners living in the 27 EU States last year

The biggest driver of population growth in most EU Member States in recent years has been immigration. In fact, between 2004 and 2008, 3 to 4 million immigrants settled in the each year. This is according to the third Demography Report just published by the EU. In total, in 2010, there were 32.4 million foreigners living in an EU27 Member … Continue reading

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We are all getting older and the government is getting worried.

“The population of the UK is becoming increasingly older.” So says, the introduction to Ageing across the UK which is a section of the 42nd Regional Trends report just published by the Office for National Statistics. I know I’m getting older, but I suppose it must be useful to read that it is now official. Over the last 25 years, … Continue reading

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