Definition: This entry includes the figure for the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons (based on midyear population). An excess of persons entering the country is referred to as net immigration (e.g., 3.56 migrants/1,000 population); an excess of persons leaving the country as net emigration (e.g., -9.26 migrants/1,000 population). The net migration rate indicates the contribution of migration to the overall level of population change. High levels of migration can cause problems such as increasing unemployment and potential ethnic strife (if people are coming in) or a reduction in the labor force, perhaps in certain key sectors (if people are leaving).
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Net migration rate map
Report finds highest suicide rate world in Guyana, a country haunted by link to cult deaths
Daily Journal - 10/14/2014 11:57:16 AM
The fact that self-inflected harm is such a presence in the lives of this family is not surprising given that they live in an area that Guyana's Ministry of Health has designated the "suicide belt," in a country ... rate of suicide in the world.
Mortgage Rates Below 4%: Sparking a Boom or Just a Boomlet?
realestate.aol.com - 10/25/2014 8:02:19 AM
The average 30-year mortgage rate nationwide that week breached the 4-percent threshold and hit 3.97 percent from 4.12 percent the previous week. It was the lowest level since June 2013. Deepening concern over the health of the world economy compelled ...
World population predictions: are we ignoring education?
MercatorNet - 10/30/2014 8:06:32 PM
in order to include the most accurate and up-to-date information on fertility rates, migration, and other demographic variables for each country around the world. The new projections are the first to structure population projections for all countries by ...
Migration and national development
Jamaica Gleaner - 9/28/2014 11:04:40 AM
Net migration is the quantum of persons who leave a country in excess of the number who move in. The CIA World Factbook notes that the net migration rate for Jamaica is 4.83 per 1,000. This is an alarmingly high rate; however, this trend is not new.
Video: Policing the most dangerous city in the world: San Pedro Sula, Honduras
The Irish Times - 10/30/2014 12:35:34 PM
In this video, shot in San Pedro Sula, the second biggest city in Honduras, the police force face into policing what is officially the most dangerous city in the world. The daily murder rate in the ... Honduras and made migration to the US a popular ...
Digital rights groups ask ITU to stay out of net neutrality debate
PC World - 10/21/2014 7:05:37 PM
If the ITU moves to allow telecom-style termination fees for Web traffic, the United Nations agency could damage Internet openness and threaten net ... country to end customers—in an effort to raise money for broadband deployment, at the ITU’s 2012 ...
Top 10 most gender equal countries in the world
forumblog.org - 10/29/2014 9:09:09 AM
Iceland heads the five Nordic countries ... a net improvement of more than 10% in their overall Global Gender Gap Index scores since 2000. Author: Saadia Zahidi is a Senior Director, Head of Gender Parity and Human Capital and Constituents at the World ...
Child Poverty Has Spiked In The Richest Countries Since The Great Recession: Report
The Huffington Post - 10/30/2014 9:58:05 AM
Even the richest countries weren’t ... report found that the child poverty rate in the U.S. hit a 20-year high in 2010 and continues to hold steady. "It shouldn’t be this hard for kids to grow and thrive in the world’s richest, most powerful nation ...
How to be a world leader when you grow up – pick the right country to study in
THE CONVERSATION - 9/24/2014 11:05:14 PM
The raising of student fees in Britain, plus the continued inclusion of students within the net migration ... in other countries, especially China and India. The rise of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, which had a world top-ten ranking just ...
Monadnock Research Publishes 2014 Global Information Technology Consulting Rate Series
PR.com - 10/31/2014 5:10:34 AM
Each of the country-level reports is from ... the ability to freeze subscription rates if renewed prior to subscription expiration. Instant access is available via this link: http://www.monadnockresearch.net/public/10.cfm. Negotiated rates from client ...
Of migration, mobility, and expat management
humanresourcesonline.net - 10/28/2014 7:51:36 AM
Cost-effective mobility and migration policies have become a priority in ... more people than ever have started living and working outside their home country – almost 3% of the world’s population. The United Nations estimates that migrants will total ...
SHAZAM chooses Gemalto's EMV consulting services to advance U.S. migration
GlobeNewswire - 10/31/2014 5:53:31 AM
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, provided SHAZAM with in-depth EMV consulting and training for its U.S. migration ... in 52 countries to accompany its ...
'A Generation Cast Aside': Child Poverty On Rise in World's Richest Countries
eNews Park Forest - 10/28/2014 5:14:07 AM
Children remain "the most enduring victims" of the recession in the world's wealthiest nations ... In 23 of the 41 wealthy countries examined, the rate of child poverty has increased since 2008. In some countries, this rise was drastic: Ireland, Croatia ...
UNICEF report: 2.6 million more children in poverty in developed countries since 2008
World Socialist Web Site - 10/29/2014 3:11:15 AM
Between 2008 and 2013, the rate of child poverty increased by 2 percentage points in the United States and by 3 percentage points in France. But even these substantial increases were dwarfed by the increase in countries ... social safety net has not ...
World Bank gives $100 mn for Ebola health workers
Al Arabiya News - 10/30/2014 6:54:57 PM
The United Nations estimates that the three countries ... world’s response to the Ebola crisis has increased significantly in recent weeks, but we still have a huge gap in getting enough trained health workers to the areas with the highest infection ...