Statistics and other resources

Information and links to sources of statistical information about migration in Wales and the UK

This document has been designed to aid searches for the latest information on migration. 

Sources of Statistics

Wales Migration Portal. The Wales Migration Portal brings together publicly available data for the first time in one place via an online data tool.

Office for National Statistics (ONS). Responsible for collecting and publishing official statistics about the UK's society and economy.

Improving Migration and Population Statistics (IMPS) updates:

Search results for ONS statistics on 'Migration

National Insurance Number Allocations to Overseas Nationals entering the UK .

Home Office & DWP- The Bulgarian and Romanian Accession Statistics.

LGAR Worker Registration Scheme data.

Sources for news articles

The following sources frequently feature news items on migration issues.

Wales Online news    

Home Office

Communities and Local Government 

National News


Community Care 

Financial Times 

Guardian Section on immigration

Section on immigration and public services

Inside Housing 

Local Government Chronicle  


The Telegraph  

The Times  

Migration Projects 

Migrants Right Network  (MRN)

Useful Websites

Employability Forum - Migration webpages   

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)  

Joseph Rowntree Foundation 

Local Government Analysis and Research

Migration Information Source

School Beat

Published on: 13 April 2010