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Local Area Migration

Local Area Migration

Last update: 11 August 2022
Next update: TBC

Publication of 2021 data for National Insurance Number allocations, population by country of birth and nationality, and on citizenship ceremonies attended, has been delayed. The Local Area Migration spreadsheet and data visualisation will be updated once these data become available.

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Local Area Migration 2021
(Excel 1.2 MB)


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Interactive Data Visualisation

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This publication brings together migration-related indicators, for councils and NHS Board areas, from different sources. It includes time series data up to 2021 to help understand migration trends at a local level. It is usually updated once a year, although some of the data may be available more frequently and can be accessed from the relevant sources specified.

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