First data from the new immigration system
A first glimpse into take-up of the new post-Brexit immigration system
The 'Points Based System'
Who can move to the UK for work?
The Migration Observatory Local Data Guide
A guide developed to help people to answer key questions about migrants in local areas around the UK
briefing 27 Jul 2021
This briefing looks at migrants whose immigration status puts them on a ten-year route to settlement in the UK, rather than the usual five.
briefing 14 Jul 2021
Answers key questions about the characteristics and numbers of students who come to the UK.
briefing 06 Jul 2021
commentary 02 Jul 2021
commentary 28 Jun 2021
commentary 08 Jun 2021
report 27 Jan 2016
brings together available data on how the income threshold works and who it affects.
primer 17 May 2021
This Policy Primer outlines the main features of the UK’s new immigration system, focusing primarily on migration for work. It examines the most important changes made to the previous system, and answers some frequently asked questions.
report 13 Dec 2017
briefing 03 Aug 2018
briefing 24 Oct 2019