Kirklees' newcomers in 2019

Do you want to know about the newest migrant arrivals in Kirklees?

If so, download a full briefing or infographic, or take a look at a copy of the infographic below.

Full briefing - Kirklees newcomers 2019 [1.4 MB pdf]

Infographic - Kirklees newcomers 2019 [579 KB png]

Text of infographic - Kirklees newcomers 2019

Kirklees newcomers 2019 – brief summary of who arrived, where they arrived from and key migration trends in the area.

Newcomers to Kirklees in 2019: bite-size statistics for service providers

Who arrived in 2019?

The areas in Kirklees where most newcomers are settling are:

  • Aspley, Longley and University
  • Ravensthorpe
  • Huddersfield Leeds Road and Fartown

2,366 new arrivals in Kirklees came from 57 countries.

A higher proportion of men arrived: 53% men compared with 47% women.

Where are people arriving from?

40% of all arrivals were from the EU, 6% fewer than 2018.

The top three nationalities that arrived in Kirklees in 2019 were:

  • Pakistani
  • Romanian
  • Indian

What’s changing locally?

Arrivals to Kirklees increased in 2019:

  • 27% more people arrived compared to 2018.
  • Arrivals from Pakistan changed the most: 121 more people than in 2018.
  • Across the UK, immigration rose by 20%, while in Yorkshire and Humber it rose by 18%.

The data above is from the Department of Work and Pensions and consists of the number of non-British nationals aged 16+ who received a new national insurance number in 2019 [it doesn’t include children or asylum seekers].

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