London, The number of Indian expatriates going to Britain decreased by 10 percent last year compared to 2016. This information has been received from the latest data. Statistics of the UK’s National Statistics Office (ONS) have shown that the dominant overseas workforce in Britain is under the control of Indian citizens. Last year, half the visas of skilled workforce got to the Indians.
Records have shown that Indians are the largest expatriate group outside the European Union, but their number decreased by 10 percent in 2017 compared to 2016. This figure is based on the National Insurance Number Registration required for a short and long time stay in the UK. There is also a large number of Indians coming to study universities in UK universities on study visas.
It is worth noting that last year’s overall share of China, US and India in study visas was more than half (53 percent). Most Chinese citizens were given 88,456 visas. This is 40 percent of the total visa. Indians got 14,445 visas. Last year Indians got 28% increase in student visas.