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Breetish fowk
Tot population
Breetish
65,600,000
Breetish diaspora
est 140,000,000[1]
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Unitit Kinrick
62,436,000[2] (Breetish citizens o ony race or ethnicity)
 Unitit States 40,234,652 1
678,000 2[3][4]
 Canadae 12,134,745 1
609,000 2[5]
 Australie 10,000,000 1
1,300,000 2[6][7]
 Hong Kong 3,400,000 4[8]
 New Zealand 2,425,278 1
217,000 2[9]
 Spain 761,000 2[4]
 Chile 700,000 1[10]
 Ireland 291,000 2[6]
 Argentinae 250,000 1[11]
Unitit Kinrick Breetish owerseas territories 247,899 3[12]
 Sooth Africae 212,000 2[6]
 Fraunce 200,000 2[6][11]
 Germany 115,000 2[13]
 Cyprus 59,000 2[13]
 Unitit Arab Emirates 55,000 2[14]
 Pakistan 47,000 2[15]
  Swisserland 45,000 2[16]
 Netherlands 44,000 2[16]
 Israel 44,000 2[17]
 Thailand 41,000 2[18]
 Portugal 41,000 2[16]
 Cheenae 36,000 2[18]
 Norawa 34,279 1[19]
 Turkey 34,000 2[16]
 Indie 32,000 2[15]
 Kenyae 29,000 2[20]
 Barbados 27,000 2[21]
 Saudi Arabie 26,000 2
 Jamaica 25,000 2[21]
 Greece 24,000 2[4]
 Japan 15,496 2
Leids
Releegion
Protestantism, Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism
an aw Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, Agnosticism an atheism.[22]

1. People who identify of full or partial British ancestry born in to that country.
2. British-born people who identify of British ancestry only.
3. British citizens by way of residency in the British overseas territories; however, not all have ancestry from the United Kingdom.
4. British citizens or nationals.

Breetish fowk (referred tae as Britons an aw, informally as Brits, or archically as Britishers) are ceetizens or natives o the Unitit Kinrick, Croun dependencies, Breetish owerseas territories, an thair stryndants.[23][24][25] Breetish naitionality law govrens modren Breetish citizenship an naitionality, which can be acquired, for instance, bi strynd frae Breetish naitionals. Whan uised in a historical context, Breetish fowk refers tae the auncient Britons, the indigenous indwallers o Great Breetain sooth o the Forth.[24]

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  1. Richards 2004, p. 255.
  2. Eurostat Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table, Eurostat, 1 January 2011, retrieved 10 September 2011 
  3. See: Breetish American – The Unitit States American Community Survey reportit in 2009 that 40,234,652 Americans identife'd thairsels as haein Inglis, Scots, Welsh an Ulster-Scots ancestry. 1,172,050 reportit tae hae Breetish ancestry. 2009 American Community Survey.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Brits Abroad: Country-by-country", BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk, 11 December 2006, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  5. Statistics Canada reported in 2006 that 6,570,015 Canadians identified themselves as having English ancestry, 4,719,850 Scottish, 440,965 Welsh and 403,915 from the British Isles (other than English, Scottish, Welsh or Irish). See:
    Statistics Canada (2006), "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories", Canada 2006 Census, statcan.ca, retrieved 27 May 2009 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Brits Abroad, BBC News, 11 December 2006, retrieved 13 April 2009 
  7. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported in 2006 that 6,283,600 Australians identified themselves as having English ancestry, and 1,501,200 as having Scottish ancestry. See:
    Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2007), "Australians overall claim more than 250 ancestries, speak 400 languages at home", 2006 Australian Census, abs.gov.au, retrieved 27 May 2009 
  8. [1]
  9. Statistics New Zealand (4 February 2009), QuickStats About Culture and Identity, stats.govt.nz, archived frae the oreeginal on 19 February 2008, retrieved 18 May 2009 
  10. Historia de Chile, Británicos y Anglosajones en Chile durante el siglo XIX, biografiadechile.cl, retrieved 15 September 2009 
  11. 11.0 11.1 Chavez, Lydia (23 June 1985), Fare of the country: A bit of Britain in Argentina, nytimes.com, retrieved 21 May 2009 
  12. See the airticle entitled Breetish owerseas territories.
  13. 13.0 13.1 The most popular British emigration destinations, local.live.com, 13 April 2007, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  14. http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/news-comment/the-other-special-relationship-the-uae-and-the-uk
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Brits Abroad: Asia", BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk, 11 December 2006, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 "Brits Abroad: Europe", BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk, 11 December 2006, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  17. "Brits Abroad: Middle East", BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk, 11 December 2006, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  18. 18.0 18.1 "Brits Abroad: Asia-Pacific", BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk, 11 December 2006, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  19. "Persons with immigrant background by immigration category, country background and sex". ssb.no. Statistics Norway. 1 January 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  20. "Brits Abroad: Africa", BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk, 11 December 2006, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  21. 21.0 21.1 "Brits Abroad: Caribbean", BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk, 11 December 2006, retrieved 24 May 2009 
  22. See the article entitled Releegion in the Unitit Kinrick.
  23. Cfr. Interpretation Act 1978, Sched. 1. By the British Nationality Act 1981, s. 50 (1), the United Kingdom includes the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man for the purposes o naitionality law.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Macdonald 1969, p. 62:

    British, brit'ish, adj. of Britain or the Commonwealth.
    Briton, brit'ὁn, n. one of the early inhabitants of Britain: a native of Great Britain.

  25. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (2004), British (Fourth ed.), dictionary.reference.com, retrieved 19 February 2009 :

    Brit·ish (brĭt'ĭsh) adj.

    • Of or relating to Great Britain or its people, language, or culture.
    • Of or relating to the United Kingdom or the Commonwealth of Nations.
    • Of or relating to the ancient Britons.

    n. (used with a pl. verb)

    • The people of Great Britain.

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