Population


Response To Critics Of Our Research On The Impact Of Immigration On Population Growth

A recent Migration Watch UK paper shows that 82% of the total 6.6 million increase in the UK population between 2001 and 2016 was due, directly and indirectly, to immigration – that is to say a result of the net increase of those who were born overseas and their UK-born children. Put another way, immigration […]

5th September 2018 (Migration Trends, Population)

Where Next For The United Kingdom’s Population?

Our estimate Last week’s ONS biannual population projections assumed, in their principal projection, net migration of 165,000. However we regard that as extremely unlikely unless the UK succeeds in taking advantage of Brexit to reduce EU migration by about 100,000 from its peak by cutting out migration into lower-skilled work as we have proposed. Otherwise, […]

A Lesson In Spin From The Migration Matters Trust

This week we were treated to the news that ‘opposition to immigration drops when people are told about the economic benefits of net migration’. Former Labour Immigration Minister Barbara Roche – who presided over much of Labour’s immigration shambles – claimed that ‘when the full facts of migration are presented to the British people, they […]

13th June 2013 (Economics, Population)

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