Interdean Reviews Study Into Contribution of UK Immigrants

Share Article

The international moving specialists at Interdean have researched the findings of a study into the fiscal consequences of immigration to the UK released by the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReaM) at University College London.

News Image
Immigrants arriving in the UK since 2000 have made a significantly positive net contribution to the UK’s fiscal system.

It has been reported in Expat Forum that immigrants arriving in the UK since 2000 have made a significantly positive net contribution to the UK’s fiscal system. Written by Professor Christian Dustmann and Dr. Tommaso Frattini, the report, entitled The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK, published November 2013, finds that this is especially true of UK immigrants from the European Economic Area, where people have contributed approximately 34% more in taxes than they received through benefits. A couple of notable benefits include less financial burden on born UK workers as well as better education. In 2011, 32% of recent EEA immigrants and 43% of recent non-EEA immigrants had a university degree.

Renowned for being one of the UK’s most trusted overseas removal companies, Interdean take an active interest in all issues regarding the industry. As such, a representative from the firm has shared their thoughts on the wider benefits of international immigrants to the UK.

“As well as financial benefits and contributions to the fiscal system, immigrants to the UK can have a positive impact on our country through the extra demands created for both national and local business. It also helps to broaden the culture experienced by native UK residents. As it becomes more common for people to move around and explore new surroundings, we would expect to see more research of this nature.”

Thinking of Moving? Think Interdean

Interdean helps families, expats, backpackers, travellers and international students. Established in 1959, Interdean provides moving, storage, shipping air freight, excess baggage, visa and immigration, and full overseas relocation services to worldwide destinations. Interdean is FIDI FAIM PLUS accredited and has over 123 offices worldwide.

We make it easy.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Ampreet Sandhu
Interdean
+44 2081665043
Email >
Visit website