GREAT BRITAIN: Census

Findings of Britain's latest census, first in 20 years:

¶ 50,210,472 people live in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, an increase since 1931 of 4,172,115 or 9.1%. ¶There are still more women than men: 26,083,923 v. 24,126,549. ¶ The birth rate, after falling for 60 years, leveled out just before the war, has since increased. In England and Wales there were 713,000 births in 1949-50, 626,000 in 1931-32.

¶745,000 more people (most European refugees, immigrants from the Commonwealth and Ireland) have entered Britain since 1931 than have emigrated. ¶Britons seem to be moving slowly back to the country—or at least...

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