The primary focus of this study were the consequences of out-migration on the community and the migration experiences of individuals. The main objectives included:
to analyse out-migration data from the 1991 Census
to describe and evaluate the characteristics of out-migration, the destinations involved, the decision-making processes at work, the consequences for rural communities and the experiences of individual outmigrants
to identify important issues requiring innovative rural policy-making
The data relates to 212 individual out-migrants from the North Lewis and Roxburgh areas of Scotland, all resident elsewhere in the UK. Information includes:
demographic and socio-economic characteristics at time of contact and when migrated
lifetime mobility flows and decision-making influences
attitudinal information about out-migration in general
current place of residence and donor area.
UKDA Study Number:
A. Stockdale (University of Aberdeen)
Cross-sectional (one-time) study, Year: 2000
UK Data Archive, University of Essex
Place of Publication:
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