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Subject: Migration

Key Publications

Statistical bulletin: Migration Statistics Quarterly Report, February 2014 27-Feb-2014
The Migration Statistics Quarterly Report (MSQR) is a summary of the quarterly releases of official international migration data. This edition covers those quarterly datasets released on 27 February. It also links to other migration products released on that date.
Article: Economic and Social Characteristics of the Resident Population of England and Wales by Nationality and Country of Birth in 2011 12-Jul-2013
This story analyses the characteristics of foreign passport-holders and those residents of England and Wales who were born abroad using 2011 Census data; this includes economic activity, occupation and industry, qualifications, English language proficiency, housing tenure and health.
Report: Population by Country of Birth and Nationality Report, August 2013 29-Aug-2013
This report outlines the latest population estimates for the UK by country of birth and nationality, for the year ending December 2012.
Report: Why Did Emigrants Previously Arrive to Live in the UK? November 2013 28-Nov-2013
Some people migrate to the UK, spend a year or more living as a UK resident and then emigrate from the UK. This short story examines emigration data for the reasons why people have previously migrated to the UK.
Statistical bulletin: Short-term International Migration Annual Report, May 2013 23-May-2013
This statistical bulletin contains estimates of short-term international migration to and from the UK for England and Wales. It examines the latest figures for the year ending mid-2011 (1st July 2010 to 30th June 2011) and provides breakdowns by variables such as age, sex, main reason for migrating and citizenship

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Latest Publications

Key Data

Reference table: Provisional Long-Term International Migration (LTIM) estimates, year ending September 2013 (Excel sheet 941Kb) 27-Feb-2014
Latest provisional estimates of Long-Term International Migration, to and from the UK, quarterly tables and charts
Reference table: Population by Country of Birth and Nationality Tables, January 2012 to December 2012 (Excel sheet 264Kb) 29-Aug-2013
These tables show estimates of the UK resident population by country of birth and nationality. The data are produced using the Annual Population Survey (APS), which is the Labour Force Survey (LFS) plus various sample boosts. Tables 1.1 and 1.2 use country of birth groupings, table 1.3 presents the 60 most common countries of birth in the UK and table 1.4 the five most common countries of birth in the countries of the UK and UK areas. Tables 2.1 and 2.2 use nationality groupings, table 2.3 presents the 60 most common nationalities in the UK and table 2.4 the five most common nationalities in the countries of the UK and UK areas.
Reference table: Local Area Migration Indicators (Excel sheet 5669Kb) 29-Aug-2013
This is an interactive product bringing together different migration related data sources to allow users to compare indicators of migration at local authority level. The suite includes data on long-term international and internal migration flows used to calculate population turnover rates, short-term international migration inflows, non-UK born population, non-British population, migrant National Insurance Number (NINo) allocations and migrant GP registrations. The latest data available is for 2012.
Reference table: STIM.01 Flows by Main Reason for Migration, Mid 2004 to Mid 2011 (Excel sheet 76Kb) 23-May-2013
Estimates of Short-Term International Migration by Main Reason for Migration, broad groups. Annual table - Mid years.

Latest Data

  • Residence one year ago by Age by Sex (Excel sheet 899Kb) 31-Mar-2014
    2011 Census estimates classifying the usual resident population by residence one year ago, by age and by sex, for European NUTS 3 areas of the UK. This table represents part of the data submitted to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union as a fulfilment of the UK's requirement to provide census estimates. A more detailed version of this table, and further 2011 Census estimates for the UK and all other EU member states are available from the EU’s Census Hub.
  • Residence one year ago by Economic Activity Status and Status in Employment (Excel sheet 171Kb) 31-Mar-2014
    2011 Census estimates classifying the usual resident population by residence one year ago, by economic activity status and by status in employment, for European NUTS 2 areas of the UK. This table represents part of the data submitted to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union as a fulfilment of the UK's requirement to provide census estimates. A more detailed version of this table, and further 2011 Census estimates for the UK and all other EU member states are available from the EU’s Census Hub.
  • Residence one year ago by Legal Marital Status (Excel sheet 138Kb) 31-Mar-2014
    2011 Census estimates classifying the usual resident population by residence one year ago and by legal marital status, for European NUTS 3 areas of the UK. This table represents part of the data submitted to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union as a fulfilment of the UK's requirement to provide census estimates. A more detailed version of this table, and further 2011 Census estimates for the UK and all other EU member states are available from the EU’s Census Hub.
  • Residence one year ago by Occupation and Industry (Excel sheet 1105Kb) 31-Mar-2014
    2011 Census estimates classifying the usual resident population by residence one year ago, by occupation and by industry, for European NUTS 2 areas of the UK. This table represents part of the data submitted to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union as a fulfilment of the UK's requirement to provide census estimates. A more detailed version of this table, and further 2011 Census estimates for the UK and all other EU member states are available from the EU’s Census Hub.
  • Residence one year ago by Place of Birth and Citizenship (Excel sheet 1620Kb) 31-Mar-2014
    2011 Census estimates classifying the usual resident population by residence one year ago, by place of birth, and by country of citizenship, for European NUTS 3 areas of the UK. This table represents part of the data submitted to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union as a fulfilment of the UK's requirement to provide census estimates. A more detailed version of this table, and further 2011 Census estimates for the UK and all other EU member states are available from the EU’s Census Hub.
  • Residence one year ago by Size of Locality (Excel sheet 112Kb) 31-Mar-2014
    2011 Census estimates classifying the usual resident population by residence one year ago and by by size of locality, for European NUTS 2 areas of the UK. This table represents part of the data submitted to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union as a fulfilment of the UK's requirement to provide census estimates. A more detailed version of this table, and further 2011 Census estimates for the UK and all other EU member states are available from the EU’s Census Hub.
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