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National population projections migration assumptions methodology review

In 2012 ONS commissioned the Economic and Social Research Council Centre for Population Change to carry out a review of the methodology used in setting migration assumptions for the national population projections and to make recommendations for future methods.

As a result, the methodology for setting the migration assumptions for the 2012-based national population projections has been revised to incorporate findings from the review.

Migration Assumptions in the UK National Population Projections - methodology review (456.7 Kb Pdf)

Revised methodology for setting the migration assumptions for the 2012- based national population projections (115.2 Kb Pdf)

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