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On the move – Footloose population

em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jul 3, 2021, 10:45 AM
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Nearly 1.5 million people changed region in the UK even before the pandemic.

Since the pandemic housing market demand has increased significantly, with people making lifestyle decisions, balancing distance to work, family and hobbies.

Proportionally Scotland, Wales and the South West witnessed the most significant increases in their resident population due to internal migration in the year to June 2020.

With annual house price growth reaching 13.4% in June (Nationwide), all regions are experiencing upward pressure on house prices. Source: Dataloft, ONS, 2020. Internal migration only

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