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1991 Census Special Migration Statistics

1991 Census Special Migration Statistics

Special Migration Statistics (SMS) contains data from the 1991 Census, showing migration flows by unitary council area. The data is broken down by council area lived in at the time of the census and the area lived in one year before the census. The data also includes numbers of in-migrants to Scottish council areas from England & Wales and from outside Great Britain.

The tables provided are the ones listed in the published 1991 Census User Guide Prospectus No. 35, entitled “Special Migration Statistics”.

Note: The tables below are available as an Excel spreadsheet and in comma separated value (CSV) format. When opening the spreadsheet files your browser, depending on how it's been configured, will prompt to either open the file or save it to disk. The maximum file size is 1,239 Kb.

Note 1: The tables below are mainly offered for the purpose of extracting figures. Due to the size of the files it is not recommended for printing.

Note 2: If you cannot download the files in the table below. Please contact our Statistics Customer Services using our Contact Form and request a disk with the full file.

Table 1:

All migrants by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : age by sex (5 broad age bands)

 

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Table 2:

Wholly moving households and residents in them by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before

 

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Table 3:

All migrants by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : age by sex (5-year age groups) 

 

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Table 4:

All migrants by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : marital status by sex

 

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Table 5:

All migrants by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : ethnic group

 

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Table 6:

All migrants by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : whether resident in households by whether suffering long-term illness 

 

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Table 7:

All migrants aged 16 and over by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : economic position

 

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Table 8:

Wholly moving households by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : tenure

 

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Table 9:

Wholly moving households by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : sex and economic position of head of household

 

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Table 10:

Persons in wholly moving households by local authority area of residence and local authority area lived in one year before : sex and economic position of head of household

 

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Table 11:

All migrants who were able to speak Gaelic by local authority area of residence and local authority area

 

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All Tables

All tables for the 1991 Census special migration statistics

 

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