Little Afghanistan​

By Oliver Spring Kilburn’s Hazara Afghani population has increased dramatically over recent years due to refugee settlement in the surrounding suburbs.  Between 2011 and 2016, Kilburn’s Afghanistan-born residents increased by 5.8 percent, with the national population growing from 28,599 to 46,799. Considering Kilburn’s size, this identifies a significant Afghan community which appears to be growing. Media coverage of refugees or ‘boat people’ has become more … Continue reading Little Afghanistan​