An article that explains to users why we have moved from a survey-based methodology for estimating international migration to using administraive data, why this is an improvement and then the remaining challenges. It's purpose is to bring all the information we have published over the years into one, easily digestible article.
Release:International Migration: The Story Behind The Estimates
This release is postponed to ensure population estimates are consistent with migration statistics this autumn. Please see newly announced publication [https://www.ons.gov.uk.uk/releases/improvinginternationalmigrationstatisticsusingadministrativedata] where we will confirm publication dates in due course.