This dataset provides 2011 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by their age of arrival in the UK. The estimates are as at census day, 27 March 2011.

This is the first time this information has been available from the census and is used to build a picture of length of residency in the UK by migrants. The data are used for estimating future migration trends, which helps assess the implications on the need for services, jobs and training. These statistics are also used to identify the changing needs of past and present migrants living in the local community.

Statistical Disclosure Control
In order to protect against disclosure of personal information from the 2011 Census, there has been swapping of records in the Census database between different geographic areas, and so some counts will be affected. In the main, the greatest effects will be at the lowest geographies, since the record swapping is targeted towards those households with unusual characteristics in small areas.

More details on the ONS Census disclosure control strategy may be found on the Statistical Disclosure Control page on the ONS web site.
Table ID
Census 2011
Age of arrival in UK, Usual Resident
England and Wales
Area types
Output area and above
Latest data
Last updated
2013-01-30 09:30
Rural Urban, Age of Arrival in UK
01329 444 972
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