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, 2014See also: Net migration rate map
UK Net Migration Rises To 333,000, Second-Highest Level On Record
International Business Times - 5/26/2016 8:10:00 AM
The United Kingdom Office for National Statistics released figures Thursday that showed net migration to Britain in 2015 rose to 333,000, its second-highest level on record. These are the last numbers to be released before the referendum on the country's ...
Net migration to United Kingdom rises to 333000
bilbaoya.com - 5/27/2016 7:00:13 PM
Exactly four weeks before the so-called Brexit referendum on June 23, the Office for National Statistics ... the annual level of net migration to below 100,000. The overall net migration figure, which covers those coming to the country for at least a ...
EU Net Migration Highest On Record
Sky News HD - 5/26/2016 9:14:26 AM
EU net migration has hit a record high at 184,000, the last immigration figures to be released before the referendum show. It is an increase of 10,000 on the previous year, according to the Office for National Statistics, and will be seized upon by Brexit ...
Net Migration 333000: 2nd Highest On Record
Fayette Advocate - 5/27/2016 11:07:46 AM
Net migration, the difference between the number of people entering and leaving Britain, hit 333,000 in 2015, the second-highest level for a 12-month period since records began in 1975, the Office for National Statistics said. They now have an argument to ...
G7 summit wraps up by highlighting economic woes, migration crisis
dw.com - 5/27/2016 3:01:01 AM
The so-called Group of Seven richest countries have said pumping up the world economy was an "urgent priority" following two-day summit in Japan. The migration crisis and ... while warning against wild exchange-rate moves. "Global growth remains moderate ...
G7 summit: ‘Global growth is urgent priority’, say world leaders
The Indian Express - 5/27/2016 4:12:36 AM
The group called for countries to refrain from “unilateral actions which could increase tensions” and “to settle disputes by peaceful means”. The G7 also called large-scale immigration and migration a major challenge and vowed to increase global ...
Experts develop method for including migration uncertainty in population projections
Phys - 5/24/2016 7:18:06 PM
Projected net migration rate (net annual ... to project population around the world. The findings were most striking for Germany, whose bureau of statistics has called population decline "inevitable" as the country's populace ages. But the UW model ...
First World Humanitarian Summit kicks off in Istanbul
iNews Today - 5/29/2016 5:10:28 PM
Yılmaz-Elmas also pointed out that comprehensive discussions concerning not only the results, but also the origins, of migration ... World Health Organization rejects call to postpone Rio 2016 over Zika virus The summit involves representatives of 177 ...
As ‘Brexit’ Vote Nears, British Data Shows Increase in Immigration
New York Times - 5/26/2016 3:55:17 PM
Net migration rose to 333,000 in 2015 ... who has predicted that millions more could come to Britain as the European Union takes in new countries. The statistics did nothing to suggest that sort of population flow, but they did underline the fact that ...
Poorer Countries Admire Leaders' Strength, Wealthier Countries Admire Their Ideals
The Huffington Post - 5/29/2016 12:16:59 PM
The results suggest that President Barack Obama is much more popular compared to other leaders, poorer nations view all world leaders as ... receives his highest rates of approval from the African countries surveyed with a net positive of 23 percent.
As EU vote looms, migration to Britain nears record high
The Tribune India - 5/26/2016 9:57:23 AM
Net migration, the difference between the number of people entering and leaving Britain, hit 3,33,000 in 2015, the second-highest level for a 12-month period since records began in 1975, the Office for National Statistics said. The numbers were seized upon ...
Net immigration to UK nears peak as fewer Britons emigrate
The Guardian - 5/26/2016 9:07:16 AM
UK role as ‘jobs factory of Europe’ draws long-term working migrants with net migration reaching 330,000 ... confirming the UK as a country of mass immigration, figures from the Office for National Statistics show. The near-record net immigration ...
Migration to Britain near all-time high, stats show ahead of EU vote
Economic Times - 5/26/2016 2:36:33 PM
Net migration from the bloc was estimated to be 184,000 in the year to December, up from 174,000 in 2014, the Office for National Statistics (ONS ... attracted by higher wages than in their home countries, the presence of large communities of migrants ...
Potential Net Migration Shows Aging Countries Attract Young
Call UP - 1/28/2015 6:34:07 PM
Aging countries such as ... workforce and declining fertility rates. While Gallup's PNMI does not predict migration patterns, it does provide useful information about who these countries are attracting around the world and the areas where they need to ...
World briefs: Immigration a key issue in 'Brexit' vote
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/27/2016 11:57:53 AM
LONDON — Britain gained 333,000 people through immigration in 2015, a near-historic high that is fanning the debate about newcomers ahead of a vote next month on whether the country should ... long promised to reduce net migration below 100,000.