The United Kingdom is a highly popular destination for migrants of all kinds.
Throughout its history it's seen waves of immigration from all four corners of the world arrive on its shores looking for a new life.
Approximately a quarter of the 60 million people who live there were born outside the UK.
In recent years, the UK has been experiencing a decline in birth rate. , and much of its population's growth has been due to immigration. This trend is expected to continue well into the future.
Nationals of certain countries don't need a visa in order to go the UK.
However, if you are a foreign national who wants to come and live and work in the UK, you will need a visa, no matter which country you are from.