National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future



These pages provide access to estimates of migration within Scotland, between Scotland and the rest of the UK and between Scotland and overseas. The Methodology section explains how these estimates are produced.

Stats at a Glance
Key statistical trends: Registrar General’s Annual Review, High Level Summary of Statistics Trends, Infographics and Visualisations and Council Area Profiles.

Migration Statistics
This section contains information and data files in relation to Total Migration To or From an Area, Migration within Scotland, Migration between Scotland and the Rest of the UK, Migration between Scotland and Overseas and Local Area Migration Reports.

This section contains information on the methodology used to produce official National Records of Scotland migration estimates.

Occasional Papers

Occasional Papers raise awareness of what we do and disseminate background information and analysis of statistics to a range of audiences outside the department.

25 January 2005

Scotland’s Census 2001 - Statistics on Migration


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All statistical publications