Figure 2: Immigration for study and emigration of former student immigrants, non-EU nationals, 1991 to 2016, UK
Source: International Passenger Survey, Office for National Statistics
- Inflow for formal study is the estimate of immigrating students entering the UK long-term.
- The above shows calendar years only, however the latest available figures are provisional estimates for the year ending (YE) March 2017 that indicate 139,000 immigrated for study.
- Estimates for the calendar year 2016 are provisional and will become final on 30 November 2017.
- The inflows for formal study are Long-Term International Migration estimates (LTIM). LTIM estimates include a number of adjustments, including for people who change their intentions (switchers).
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