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About The Migration Observatory

Based at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford, the Migration Observatory provides impartial, independent, authoritative, evidence-based analysis of data on migration and migrants in the UK, to inform media, public and policy debates, and to generate high quality research on international migration and public policy issues.

The Observatory’s analysis involves experts from a wide range of disciplines and departments at the University of Oxford. Learn more.

Our Team

More about the staff of The Migration Observatory. More.

Expert Advisory Board

The Expert Advisory Board advise on the content, rigour and scope of our analysis. More.


Find out who funds The Migration Observatory. More.

Data sources and limitations

Find out more about key sources and limitations of data on migration in the UK. More.


See if there are any vacancies available at the Migration Observatory. More.

Get in touch

The Migration Observatory
COMPAS (Centre on Migration, Policy and Society)
University of Oxford
58 Banbury Road
Oxford, OX2 6QS

Email: migrationobservatory@compas.ox.ac.uk

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This Migration Observatory is kindly supported by the following organisations.

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  • COMPAS logo
  • Esmee Fairbairn logo
  • Barrow Cadbury Trust logo
  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation logo