National statistics

Immigration statistics, year ending June 2021

Quarterly and annual statistics relating to those: coming to the UK, extending their stay, gaining citizenship, applying for asylum, and being detained or removed, as well as immigration for work, study and family reasons, including new visa routes where these are operational.



Immigration statistics, year ending June 2021: data tables.

This release presents immigration statistics from Home Office administrative sources, covering the period up to the end of June 2021. It includes data on the topics of:

  • work
  • study
  • family
  • passenger arrivals and visitors
  • asylum
  • extensions of stay
  • settlement
  • citizenship
  • detention
  • returns

Further information

User Guide to Home Office Immigration Statistics
Policy and legislative changes affecting migration to the UK: timeline
Developments in migration statistics
Publishing detailed datasets in Immigration statistics

A range of key input and impact indicators are currently published by the Home Office on the Migration transparency data webpage.

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Published 26 August 2021
Last updated 26 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. ‘Why do people come to the UK? To work’ – Table 2, Pakistan data was labelled as United States, United States data was labelled as Pakistan, this has been corrected. ‘Why do people come to the UK? To study’ – historic text from the previous quarter ‘When we compare a full year since the beginning of UK travel restrictions we must look at the number of Sponsored study visas granted in the year ending March 2020 (298,259) to the year ending March 2021 (250,683), which shows a decrease of 47,576 (16%)’ has been removed.

  2. First published.