Posts by Jay Lindop

Providing the best picture of international migration

The latest ONS figures show that migration continues to add to the UK population but there are different trends for EU and non-EU migrants. EU migration has been falling since 2016, while non-EU migration has now stabilised following gradual increases since 2013. Here Jay Lindop puts the latest figures into the context of on-going work to better understand the complexities around international migration.

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Understanding the contribution of migrants to the UK’s tourism and health sectors

Fresh analysis by the Office for National Statistics shows that these two key sectors employ around three-quarters of a million non-British workers, with the majority of those coming from the European Union.  Providing a better understanding of the migrant workforce is one of the ways we’re mobilising the power of data to help Britain make better decisions.  Here Jay Lindop discusses this latest work and the ongoing transformation of UK population and migration statistics. 

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Understanding the latest migration trends

Measuring migration is complex, with different data sources measuring different aspects of it.  Here Jay Lindop explains what the latest data shows and the work ONS is doing to understand how different data sources align.

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