Figure 6: Long-Term International Migration estimates of immigration to the UK, by main reason for migration, 2007 to 2016 (year ending December 2016)
Source: Office for National Statistics, Long-Term International Migration
Figures for 2016 are provisional. In this chart provisional estimates are shown in a shaded area. Rolling year data are produced quarterly and are for year ending (YE) March (q1), YE June (q2), YE September (q3) and YE December (q4).
Up to YE December 2009, estimates are only available annually.
Accompany / Join means accompanying or joining others.