Each of these analysis proposals are subject to review following user feedback, the exploration of data-sharing, viability testing and other dependencies.

Proposed publications from late spring 2022

The changing picture of long-term international migration

Index: MIG-01
This analysis will compare Census 2021 long-term migrant stocks to 2011 and 2001 census long-term migrant stocks. We will re-release this analysis once census data from Northern Ireland and Scotland are available, to provide a UK-wide perspective.

The changing picture of short-term international migration

Index: MIG-02
This analysis will compare Census 2021 short-term migrant stocks to 2011 and 2001 Census short-term migrant stocks.

Dual citizens living in England and Wales

Index: MIG-03
This analysis will focus on the characteristics of dual passport holders, including British nationals with second passports.

Second-generation migration in England and Wales

Index: MIG-04
This analysis will focus on UK-born children living in England and Wales, whose parents were not born in the UK. It will make comparisons with 2011 and 2001 census cohorts.

Proposed publications beyond March 2023

International student population

Index: MIG-05
This analysis will focus on the international student population of the UK.

Analysis of social and economic characteristics of international migrants living in the UK

Index: MIG-06

This analysis will focus on migrant journeys in the UK, considering social and economic characteristics. These include economic activity, qualifications, occupation, housing, and language to understand the need for local interventions.

More information

View the full list of Census 2021 analysis proposals.

To find out more about our Census 2021 analysis plans, email us at census.analysis@ons.gov.uk.