Population of London

London became one of the first in the world. Since the end of World War II , however , the population of the city has begun to because many people have been moving to the and new towns outside of London.

London is a city. In the 19th century thousands of people began into London as a result of the Industrial Revolution. At the beginning of the 20th century from other European countries came.

In the 1950s and 60s people from Britain's colonies came to London. Indians , Pakistanis and West Indians are a in the city today. About 25 % of London's population are immigrants or the children of immigrants.

Crowd at the Notting Hill Carnival in 2006
Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC BY-SA 3.0