Almost 8,000 people moved to Sunderland in the year up to July 2019

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

According to internal migration data almost 8,000 people moved to Sunderland from elsewhere in the UK, but where have they moved from?

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 7:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 2:12 pm

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

In fact, in the 12 months to June 2019, 7,973 people moved to Sunderland 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 Sunderland from.

So where is the pull to Sunderland the greatest?

From County Durham to Leeds, here we reveal the top 10 places people leave in search of a new life here.

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