Migration Statistics

NISRA produces estimates for long-term migration, defined as persons who change residence for a year or more, from various administrative data sources. Data for Migration are released in two phases each year:

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Mid-Year Migration Estimates, Northern Ireland (2015)

Released as part of the 2015 Mid-Year Population Estimates for Areas within Northern Ireland.
Most Recent Release: 31 August 2016
Next Planned Release: June 2017

Net-Migration by sex & single year of age (2000-2015) xls Icon
Historical Migration (1871-2015) xls Icon


Updated 15 December 2016
Long-term International Migration Statistics for Northern Ireland (2015)
Data are released to compare with the flow of official international migration statistics.
Most Recent Release: 15 December 2016
Next Planned Release: August 2017
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Pre-Release Access List PDF Icon

Long-term International Migration Tables
1. Official Migration Estimates for Northern Ireland (migration flows) xls Icon
2. Administrative data relating to migration into NI (inflows) xls Icon
3. Administrative data relating to migration out of NI (outflows) xls Icon
4. Administrative data relating to international population in NI xls Icon


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Further Publications
Historical migration figures are available upon request.
Long-Term International Migration Bulletin (2014) PDF Icon
Long-Term International Migration Bulletin (2012) PDF Icon
Long-Term International Migration Bulletin (2009) PDF Icon
Long-Term International Migration Bulletin (2008) PDF Icon
Long-Term International Migration Bulletin (2007) PDF Icon
Long-Term International Migration Bulletin (2006) PDF Icon
Long-Term International Migration Bulletin (2005) PDF Icon
Methodology (2005) PDF Icon
EU Accession (A8) Population - Information Paper (2007) PDF Icon
Information Paper for Migration Estimates Across the UK PDF Icon
Regional Characteristics of Foreign-Born People in the UK PDF Icon


Population Estimates in the UK and Republic of Ireland
Migration Releases for England & Wales, and the UK Web Icon
Migration Indicators Suite for England & Wales Web Icon
Migration Releases for Scotland Web Icon
Migration Releases & Statistics for the Republic of Ireland Web Icon