Net migration was 260,000last year, a statistically significant increase from 182,000 in the previous 12 months.
It remains below the peak of 320,000 in the year ending June 2005.
583,000 people immigrated last year, a statistically significant increase from 502,000 in the previous 12 months. There were statistically significant increases in immigration of EU (up 45,000) and non-EU (up 30,000) citizens.
323,000 people emigrated last year.
National Insurance Number (NINo) registrations to adult overseas nationals increased by 12% to 668,000 in the year ending September 2014 from the previous year. Romanian citizens had the highest number of registrations (104,000), followed by Polish citizens (98,000).
32,000 Romanian and Bulgarian citizens immigrated last year, a statistically significant increase from 18,000 in the previous 12 months.
So the government’s net migration figure has gone the same way as the deficit figure, the wrong way…
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