Austrian migration statistics show that migration
has a substantial impact on the regional distribution of the Austrian
population. This can be equally attributed to internal and international
migration flows. Overall, there were
Due to the situation of Vienna as Austria’s single metropolis in the east of the country, it is here that gains in internal migration occur more widespread than in the other parts of Austria. Migration flows were largest between urban centres and their surrounding districts, with most regional capitals losing inhabitants to suburban regions. Only young adults (between 18 and 26 of age) predominantly migrate to larger cities for higher education and to seize opportunities on the job market. In absolute numbers, more Austrian nationals migrate within Austria, albeit migration rates are higher for foreign citizens.
|Results (overview): Migration within Austria|
|Migration within Austria 2017-2018 by month, federal territories (NUTS-2) and citizenship|
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