Independent report

Impact of migration on UK public services

Report for the Migration Advisory Committee by Christian Dustmann and Tommaso Frattini analysing the impact of migration on public services.


The impact of migration on the provision of UK public services: SRG.10.039.4

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Public services in the UK include:

  • health and social care
  • education
  • public administration

This report analyses the impact of migration on these public services. It provides evidence on the role of immigrants in the different public sub-sectors. The investigation is based on the UK Labour Force Survey, a sample survey of households living at private addresses.

Published 1 December 2011