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Detailed UK migration statistics: key points

The Detailed UK Migration Statistics are a release from the 2011 Census providing information on migration into and within the UK. These tables, on the NOMIS website, provide detailed information about migrants moving into, and out of, a range of geographical areas from across the UK.

We have summarised some key points relating to Scotland.

Find out more about origin destination statistics.

In the census statistics on migration, and in the analysis above, a person is classified as a migrant if the address they lived at on Census Day (27 March 2011) differed from the address they lived at one year before. A (randomly selected) half of the babies aged under 1 year of migrant parent(s) were also classified as migrants.