We reveal the top 10 destinations people are headed for when they move out of Central Bedfordshire

Where do people go when they move out of Central Beds?

Friday, 16th April 2021, 5:00 pm
Updated Friday, 16th April 2021, 5:04 pm
Where are people moving to when they leave Central Bedfordshire?

A total of 14,588 people left the area for a new life elsewhere in the UK in the year to June 2019.

But Central Beds still saw more people arriving in the area in the same 12-month period, the Office for National Statistics figures show - a total of 17,659 people.

From Bedford to Northampton, here are the places draining the most people from Central Bedfordshire

The most common place people left the area for was Bedford, with 1,630 departures in the year to June 2019.
The second most common place people left the area for was Luton, with 1,003 departures in the year to June 2019.
The third most common place people left the area for was Milton Keynes, with 1,003 departures in the year to June 2019.
The fourth most common place people left the area for was Buckinghamshire, with 633 departures in the year to June 2019.
The fifth most common place people left the area for was North Hertfordshire, with 571 departures in the year to June 2019.
The sixth most common place people left the area for was Huntingdonshire, with 361 departures in the year to June 2019.
The seventh most common place people left the area for was South Cambridgeshire, with 234 departures in the year to June 2019.
The eighth most common place people left the area for was Dacorum, with 234 departures in the year to June 2019.
The ninth most common place people left the area for was St Albans, with 201 departures in the year to June 2019.
The tenth most common place people left the area for was Northampton, with 178 departures in the year to June 2019.