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Background to the migration statistics improvement programme (MSIP)

The MSIP vision

Migration and population statistics meeting user needs:

  • at the right time

  • covering the relevant populations

  • measuring change accurately (national and local)

  • detecting turning points

And trusted as authoritative by highly engaged users:

  • based on range of developed best up-to-date sources

  • using enhanced transparent sustainable statistical methods

  • with quality measures (and low gap with 2011 Census)

  • Other work towards the 2011 Census

Including demographic analysis and definitions.

 

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