Changing Ireland, 2000–2012: immigration, emigration and inequality

Mary Gilmartin

Abstract


At the start of the twenty-first century, there have been significant changes in patterns of migration to and from Ireland. This paper provides a comprehensive account of available statistics on these migration patterns, and assesses the quality of this information, highlighting issues with the measurement of migrant flow in particular. The paper also provides information on migrant stock in Ireland, drawing on detailed information from the 2002, 2006 and 2011 Censuses, and shows how available data sources might illuminate the relationship between migration and inequality.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.2014/igj.v46i1.265

URN: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:irg:ie:0000-igj.v46i1.2656

URN (PDF): http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:irg:ie:0000-igj.v46i1.265.g2210

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