Where do people move to Northumberland from? The top 10 places in the UK people leave for a new life in Northumberland

People from Northumberland know it is a great place to live – and it turns out thousands of other Brits agree.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 3:50 pm
Dunstanburgh Castle

In fact, in the 12 months to June 2019, 12,266 people moved to Northumberland from elsewhere in the UK.

That’s according to internal migration data from the Office for National Statistics, which also reveals the areas of the country where the most people are drawn to Northumberland from.

The most common place people arrived in the area from was Newcastle, with 2,166 arrivals in the year to June 2019.

So where is the pull to Northumberland the greatest?

From Scotland to Sheffield, here we reveal the top 10 places people leave in search of a new life here.

The 2nd most common place people arrived in the area from was North Tyneside, with 1,899 arrivals in the year to June 2019.
The 3rd most common place people arrived in the area from was Scotland with 901 arrivals in the year to June 2019. There is no council-level breakdown of people moving from either Scotland and Northern Ireland into England and Wales.
The 4th most common place people arrived in the area from was Gateshead, with 796 arrivals in the year to June 2019.
The 5th most common place people arrived in the area from was County Durham, with 703 arrivals in the year to June 2019.
The 6th most common place people arrived in the area from was Sunderland, with 272 arrivals in the year to June 2019.
The 7th most common place people arrived in the area from was South Tyneside, with 260 arrivals in the year to June 2019.
The 8th most common place people arrived in the area from was Leeds, with 249 arrivals in the year to June 2019.
The 9th most common place people arrived in the area from was Carlisle, with 141 arrivals in the year to June 2019.
The 10th most common place people arrived in the area from was Sheffield, with 111 arrivals in the year to June 2019.