EU immigration to the UK has been bigger than we thought
Official estimates of migration to and from the UK have been wrong for several years, and have lost their quality mark as a result.
EU immigration to the UK
How many EU immigrants come to the UK, how many leave, and what effect has Brexit had?
Has there been a ‘Brexodus’ of EU citizens since the referendum?
What's happened to immigration, EU workers and the population since the Brexit referendum?
Is 82% of population growth driven by migration?
Including children born to immigrants, this seems broadly correct for the period 2001-2016, although 82% is too precise an estimate.
One born every minute? How many migrants arrive in the UK and how many children do they have?
About 775,000 children were born in the UK in 2016, 210,000 to non-UK born mothers. Net migration was at around 245,000 in the year to September 2017.
What was known about Windrush in 2014?
In 2014, a report included stories of individuals of the Windrush generation facing difficulties proving their immigration status. We don’t know whether Theresa May saw the report first-hand, though the Home Office was made aware of the findings.
The net migration target was never likely to have been met
Governments since 2010 have set a target to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands, and this target has never been met.
How many non-EU students are staying in the UK illegally?
The vast majority of students here on a visa seem to be returning home, according to new data from the Home Office.
How many international students leave after studying in the UK?
There aren’t official figures to prove how many international students return home after their studies, and the available evidence which might give an indication is contradictory.
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