Migrant indicator

Mnemonic reference (code): MIGPUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: A classification of people based on the difference between their census enumeration address and their address one year prior to the census. It provides an indicator of the movement of people within the UK, and also of those who have migrated into the UK from abroad, in the year prior to the census.

Applicability: Person


Code Name
0 Same as the address of enumeration
1 Student term-time/ boarding school address
2 Migrant from within UK
3 Migrant from outside UK
X No code required

Total number of categories: 5

Not applicable category (X) comprises: Schoolchildren and full-time students living away from home during term time. Children aged under1 year old.

Source variables MIGPUK11 is derived from:

AGE (Derived variable)

PERSNUM (Primary variable)

TERMIND (Primary variable)

YRADIND (Primary variable)

YRADINT (Primary variable)

YRADPC (Primary variable)


To see which of our published standard, additional and commissioned tables use this variable please use the Table Index.