Net migration, GCV

Net migration in Glasgow and Clyde Valley, 2003/04 - 2014/15
Net Migration GCVClick on graph to enlarge

From 2006/07 onwards the number of migrants entering Glasgow exceeded the number leaving. West Dunbartonshire and Inverclyde have been losing population to net out-migration over the last decade. However, there was a trend towards greater net migration into the majority of Glasgow and Clyde Valley local authorities in 2014/15 and only Inverclyde had a net migration loss in this year.


Net migration is measured as the number of migrants moving into an area minus the number of migrants leaving an area.

The National Records of Scotland (NRS), formerly the General Register Office for Scotland (GROS), estimates of total migration are mainly based on the International Passenger Survey (IPS) and GP registration information.

For further more detailed statistics on migration go to the NRS site.  

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