30/07/2015 16:34 BST | Updated 31/07/2015 13:59 BST

Nine Of The Most Surprising Facts About Immigration

Immigration has become an increasingly salient topic in Britain.

After the storm that erupted after David Cameronreferred 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.

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