National Records of Scotland

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Scotland's net migration

Scotland's net migration

The migration figures for Scotland to 30 June 2018 was


This means more people arrived than left:

In migration: 80,600
Out migration: 59,700

This number is from the Mid-2018 population estimates Scotland publication which also contains a more detailed breakdown of the population. It is updated in April each year.

Further statistics on migration

All migration into and out of Scotland: Total Migration To or From Scotland
People moving around Scotland: Migration within Scotland
People moving between Scotland and the rest of the UK: Migration between Scotland and the Rest of the UK
People moving between Scotland and overseas: Migration between Scotland and Overseas

Other Statistics

Population of Scotland
Population projections for Scotland
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