Overseas Students:Written question - 66313

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Asked on: 02 March 2017
Home Office
Overseas Students
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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the feasibility of extracting figures on the number of international students from overall migration numbers.
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Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 07 March 2017

The independent Office for National Statistics (ONS) is responsible for the net migration statistics.

In line with best international practice the ONS includes international students in net migration calculations. International students who stay for longer than 12 months, like other migrants, have an impact on communities, infrastructure and services while they are here.

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