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Nine Of The Most Surprising Facts About Immigration

30/07/2015 20:34 BST | Updated 31/07/2015 17:59 BST

Immigration has become an increasingly salient topic in Britain.

After the storm that erupted after David Cameron referred to migrants in Calais as a "swarm", the issue of immigration into the UK continues to prove a divisive one.

But research continues to show there is a substantial gap between what the public thinks to be true and what the reality of the situation is.

We've compiled nine of the most surprising facts about UK immigration to help bust some of those myths, with research by Bloomberg.

9 Surprising Facts About Immigration

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