外文标题：China overtakes India in UK migration figures
LONDON: The majority of people migrating to Britain are now from China, displacing India as the topmost country of origin of migrants.
Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) here on Thursday showed that 40,000 people came to Britain last year from China, compared to 37,000 from India - which had previously ranked No 1 for three consecutive years since 2009.
"China is now the top country of last residence for immigrants to the UK for the first time. India moved down into second place following a statistically significant decrease in the numbers of immigrants from India to the UK, from 61,000 in 2011 to 37,000 in 2012," the ONS said in its 'Migration Statistics Quarterly' report.
The rise in Chinese migrants is largely due to an increase in the number of students coming to study in UK universities, while the number of students coming from India has dropped significantly - a nearly 24 per cent drop in study visas from 18,154 in 2011 to 13,811.
Mukesh S. (Location)
Invading he world with their governments help to take over business and control as much as posible.
reality (of changing world order )
Rules relaxed for china so their wealthy come and spend money, UK PM makes multiple visits to India for building business relation and to exploit growing economy of India but will not allow brown skin in so white skin keeps superiority, they preach something and practice something, India should do business in equal terms as currently they are in position to demand equal right, if west economies have to survive they have no other option except working with Asia or later with Africa who were once called third countries or so
Taia Hniarcheng ()
you can find indian everywhere,in a very remote area around the world .The reason behind is They love Onion so much...ha2 im jokng
KC and (Location)
Chinese are coming to the US in droves too. I believe their intention is to protest against the West when the West finally takes action against China. To try to be a fifth column from within. This is not good news.
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KC and (Location)
Chinese are trying to spread throughout the world to spread their influence.
rk ny (Location)
..................indian talent is now welcomed in several developed countries apart from UK...!!!!!!!..
Chinese are illegally shipped to many of the ex-USSR states and further transported across europe to US, and recently on a trip to Gambia I found many emmigrated there too!
The greater number of Chinese who choose the UK as their new home means that the UK government will have to pay more attention to the Chinese lobby over that of the Indian lobby especially that of the Tamil Lobby. More Chinese voters means less UK interference in Sri Lanka. I fully understand that most of the Chinese are going to the UK to study but in the article it also mentions Chinese choosing the UK to become citizens. A Chinese dominated UK is far better than a Tamil dominated UK.
Raja Jondy (Mannar, Sri Lanka)
Good that Chinese has out numbered in UK. I wish Chinese to out number Indians in India
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rk ny (Location) replies to Raja Jondy
actually in your gwadar port they already outnumber u pakis...!!
China is putting her best foot forward to allow her citizen to get best education in minimum possible time to compete with them?
KK Singh (Delhi)
Do we, the common man of India really concern? Or do we?
KC and (Location) replies to KK Singh
They are trying to spread their influence. They aren't just going there for better life. You should be concerned.
Indians are Africans (Pacific Rim of Pakistan)
I think Pakistan will be a better place to live
INC1947 (Location) replies to Indians are Africans
Sadly nobody except Talibanis brainless want to live there, all are running to kafir west!
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