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In addition to analysing migration data, the Migration Observatory also provides research and analysis on a variety of migration-related issues, organised into projects.

Barrow Cadbury Trust

Migration and Youth

Young people play a prominent role in migration to the UK. This project will bring together resources on migrant youth, defined as people under the age of 25 who were born abroad.

Barrow Cadbury Trust

Migration and Brexit

Migration is a defining issue in the UK’s June 2016 referendum on EU membership. This project brings together resources and analysis informing the EU referendum debate.

Barrow Cadbury Trust

Migration in the 2015 Election

Immigration is a major policy issue in the UK political debate. This project collates research produced to inform debates about migration ahead of the 2015 election.

Barrow Cadbury Trust

Migration in Scotland

Scotland differs from the rest of the UK in terms of the scale, determinants and impacts of migration.

Barrow Cadbury Trust

Migration in the Media

The Migration Observatory has been conducting analysis of coverage of migration as it has appeared in Britain’s national newspapers.

Barrow Cadbury Trust

Migration in the Census

The Migration Observatory is making migration-related 2011 Census data available through a suite of outputs.

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

T: +44 (0) 1865 274701
E: migrationobservatory@compas.ox.ac.uk

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This Migration Observatory is kindly supported by the following organisations.

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