It is estimated that 70% of the total Pakistani population in the UK is of Kashmiri origin (Bunting 2005). However, in the 2001 Census, only about 22,000 individuals who ticked the box “other” in the ethnicity section defined themselves as Kashmiri, in spite of an unofficial estimate of 500,000 persons of Kashmiri origin in the UK.
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Sökefeld, M., Bolognani, M. (2011). Kashmiris in Britain: A Political Project or a Social Reality?. In: Bolognani, M., Lyon, S.M. (eds) Pakistan and Its Diaspora. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230119079_5
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