Migrants to the Granite City up by 167%

By Calum Ross

Published: 03/12/2013

Aberdeen has witnessed the largest increase in immigration of anywhere in Scotland in the last decade, according to a new report.

The number of people from outside the UK living in the Granite City more than doubled between 2001 and 2011, growing by 167%.

The huge rise was the highest in Scotland, and Aberdeen also had the largest number of migrants in terms of population share, at 16%.

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