Migration overview

Since the early 1970s, Austria’s population growth has almost exclusively been caused by migration gains from abroad because birth surpluses have become more or less negligible. Both international and internal migration movements are distributed unevenly across Austria with varying regional effects: while larger agglomeration areas have been experiencing migration gains, rural areas have been facing migration losses.

In 2020, there were 1 014 094 changes of residency in Austrian. Those were approximately 44 600 fewer changes than in 2019, which may be a result of a decreased mobility due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In more than three quarters (77% or 781 472 changes) of all movements, people changed their main place of residence within the same municipality or to a different municipality within Austria, whereas 23% (232 622 people) moved across the Austrian border. 136 343 arrivals from abroad and 96 279 departures to foreign countries resulted in an international net migration gain of 40 064 people.

The number of internal migration movements (781 472) was lower in 2020 than in the previous year, when 798 420 cases were recorded. The majority of these internal migrations involved relatively short distances, with around 54% of moves within the same municipality. Only 15% of all migrations were migrations between federal territories.

Results (overview): Total migration
Migration (total) 2019-2020 by month, federal territories (NUTS-2) and citizenship

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Demographisches Jahrbuch 2019
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Demographisches Jahrbuch 2018
On the individual level, demographic change is caused by a vast number of decisions in the course of human life. On the aggregate level, the outcomes of these decisions lead to changes in the ...

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Migration und Integration 2021
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Migration und Integration 2020
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Wanderungsstatistik 2012
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Release date: 01/2014 ISBN:978-3-902925-24-4

 
 

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Wanderungsstatistik 2011
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