Moving out to move on: understanding the link between migration, disadvantage and social mobility

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This report investigates the link between internal migration and social mobility and explores the extent to which migration from deprived to prosperous areas leads to better employment outcomes and quality of life in general. It also looks at the level and direction of migration flows from deprived areas, and how outward migration affects people who do not move. We spoke to people directly, and we analysed data that showed how people moved around the country. This report highlights that the choice people make to move location is a critical one. There are clear benefits and advantages to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Culture and society; Migration; Outcomes; Equity

Keywords: Social mobility; Social aspects; Employment status; Employment outcomes; Labour mobility; Migration pattern; Socioeconomic background

Geographic subjects: England; Wales; Scotland; Great Britain; Europe

Published: [London, England]: Social Mobility Commission, 2020

Physical description: 76 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 142.125

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