National Records of Scotland

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Migration

Migration

This section provides access to a range of migration statistics, including:

Migration flows – these measure the number of people moving to and from an area over a specific period, normally over a year.

Migrant ‘stocks’ (population by country of birth and nationality) – these measure the size of the population (non-UK born and non-British nationals) at a particular point in time. 

Local area migration – this brings together various migration-related indicators from different sources.  

Other migration statistics – links to other information on migration, including statistics published by ONS, DWP and the Home Office. 

Background information  – to understand more about the data sources and methods used to estimate migration flows

Archive – links to old reports and archived information.

Enquiries and Suggestions

Please contact our Statistics Customer Services if you need any further information.
E-mail: statisticscustomerservices@nrscotland.gov.uk

If you have comments or suggestions that would help us improve our outputs or our standards of service please contact:

Alan Ferrier, Senior Statistician,
National Records of Scotland,
Room 1/2/3, Ladywell House, Ladywell Road, Edinburgh. EH12 7TF.
Telephone: (0131) 314 4530
E-mail: Alan.Ferrier@nrscotland.gov.uk

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