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Population, Migration & Housing

Understanding the likely long-term change in the characteristics of the population is vital for the effective planning of infrastructure and services by both the public and private sectors. It is, however, a complex task, with trends influenced by many factors.

You need insight that helps you understand the demographic, social and economic factors at play, such as natural ageing of the population, trends in fertility rates and the relative strength of the local economy to attract residents.

We can provide this insight through rigorous, well-tested analysis allowing you to identify and implement effective strategies.

Some challenging questions we can help you answer:

Our Population, Migration & Housing work

Economic impacts of immigration detention reform

In this research for Liberty, we assessed the potential costs and savings of introducing a 28-day time limit on immigration detention. We concluded that there was scope for net savings of £25‑35m or more each year. Economic Impacts of Immigration Detention Reform The ...

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Economic forecasting support to the East of England

We provide the East of England LGA with forecasting support.

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North Essex garden communities employment & demographic studies

Cambridge Econometrics, in collaboration with SQW, was commissioned to undertake a demographic and employment study of the three new proposed garden communities in North Essex. North Essex Garden Cities report A demographic model was established for each of the Garden Commu...

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Review of demographic assumptions for Ashford strategic housing market assessment

Cambridge Econometrics was commissioned by Ashford Borough Council (Kent) to test the robustness of the methodology used by another consultancy in their Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA). The SHMA converted population and household projection data into a proposed hous...

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For more information on our work in Population, Migration & Housing, contact:

Shyamoli Patel Project Manager sp@camecon.com