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Newcastle University

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom


Membership Number :20199

Tony Champion

Emeritus Professor Of Population Geography, Newcastle University


Field of study:

Specialization: Applied Demography, Household and Housing, Internal Migration, State and Local Demography, Urbanization

Regional focus: Western Europe

Highest Degree Level:

Doctorate (Ph.D, MD), Geography, University of Oxford, 1972

Working languages:
  • - English

Professional summary:

Emeritus Professor of Population Geography at Newcastle University and has a long-standing interest in spatial patterns of population and migration. He was President of the British Society for Population Studies in 2013-15.

Member since: 1991


Champion T and Falkingham J (eds) 2016  The Changing Population of the United Kingdom, London:Rowman & Littlefield International.




Champion T and Shuttleworth I 2016  Are people changing address less? An analysis of migration within England and Wales, 1971-2011, by distance of move, Population Place and Space DOI: 10.1002/psp2026.




Champion T and Shuttleworth I 2016  Is longer-distance migration slowing? An analysis of the annual record for England and Wales since the 1970s, Population Place and Space DOI: 10.1002/psp2024.




Brown DL, Champion T, Coombes M and Wymer C 2015  The migration-commuting nexus in rural England: a longitudinal analysis, Journal of Rural Studies 41, 118-128.




Champion T, Coombes M and Gordon I 2014  How far do England’s second-order cities emulate London as human-capital ‘escalators’? Population, Space and Place 20, 421-433. DOI: 10.1002/psp.1806.