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
Immigration data forces David Cameron to explain failed commitment as net migration rises significantly
CITY A.M. - 2/27/2015 2:27:58 AM
The net migration rate in the UK has risen significantly ... “I think that it’s a good thing that there’s an extra 298,000 people, net, coming to this country to contribute to the economy and society.” Legrain is also highly critical of Cameron ...
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 2/26/2015 8:22:53 PM
The leader of Yemen’s Houthis, the minority group whose militants took over the government three weeks ago, accused Saudi Arabia of destabilizing the country ... s European Union membership. Net long-term migration—the number of people moving to ...
China to cut interest rates by 0.25%: central bank
Yahoo News - 2/28/2015 10:07:53 PM
China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second ... on the state of the country's economy.
Until or unless we leave the EU, we stand no chance of reducing net immigration to “tens of thousands”
Conservative Home - 2/25/2015 11:58:49 PM
In the imaginary world in which there was such a government, no EU, and all other things were equal, she might well have delivered David Cameron’s unequivocal pledge of earlier that year: “I believe that will mean net migration to this country will be ...
China's central bank cuts rates again to boost economy
Ludington Daily News - 2/28/2015 10:04:54 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months on Saturday, adding to signs that the country's leaders are worried ... Economic growth in the world's second-largest economy has declined steadily over the ...
Potential Net Migration Shows Aging Countries Attract Young
Call UP - 1/28/2015 6:34:07 PM
Aging countries such as U.S. good at attracting young people Potential Net Migration Index ... dropping fertility rates are magnets for potential migrants. In Japan, for example, which is aging faster than any other country in the world, the PNMI is ...
“Connecting world is not an easy task” as only 37.9 percent of humans have access to Internet once a year or more
customstoday.com.pk - 2/28/2015 6:44:28 AM
The report points out that only 32 percent of people in developing countries have Internet access, compared with 78 percent in the developed world. Of course, for net neutrality advocates ... Internet access at a slower rate, a trend that has been going ...
The Next Great Migration
New York Times - 2/26/2015 11:57:38 PM
PARIS — AT dinner last summer with my brother-in-law, a grandson of Jews who fled Algeria for France, the conversation turned to the rash of anti-Semitic incidents plaguing the country ... It continued after World War II, when a number of black G.I.s ...
Live Cricket Score England vs Sri Lanka ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Pool A Match 22 at Wellington, England 38/0 in 4 Overs: England make steady start
Cricket Country - 2/28/2015 10:22:12 PM
Sri Lanka have four points with two wins in three matches. Their net run rate is of 0.47. Top 10 batsmen in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Sri Lanka had a fine outing in their last match against Bangladesh wherein Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara ...
World cup Cocktail
The Daily Star - 2/27/2015 6:27:10 PM
Scotland fined for slow over-rate Scotland's misery over their one-wicket loss to Afghanistan at the World Cup was compounded on Friday ... said cricket had come a long way in the country in a short time. "You can look 10 or eight years ago, there was ...
Internet Access In The World: Only 40% Of Global Population Have Ever Been Online
International Business Times - 2/26/2015 12:44:45 PM
The report, citing a current declining rate at which the world is connected online ... citing undeveloped, poorer countries as being most afflicted; the growing cost of Internet access; and overall relevance -- either not being aware of the Internet ...
Modi’s first full-year budget for India is marked by caution
Washington Post - 2/28/2015 5:25:44 AM
But the reforms Modi’s government has undertaken in the past few moths have been incremental, highlighting the political challenges of kick-starting the economy of a country with vast ... aligning India’s rate it more with global tax rates.
Tropical Forest Decline Accelerated by 62 Percent Through the 2000s
Science World Report - 2/27/2015 8:04:24 AM
the annual net forest loss across all countries was 4 million hectares per year. From 2000 to 2010, the net forest loss rose to 6.5 million hectares per year. That's a 62 percent increase in the rate of deforestation. In fact, the last rate is the ...
The World Is Doing Something About Inequality
Yahoo Finance - 2/26/2015 11:26:01 AM
The tax rate will increase by 1 percentage point for all ... Group of 20 finance chiefs for the first time highlighted income inequality across the world as a growing concern. “In some countries, potential growth has declined, demand continues to be ...
Drop in tenant migration to soften Sharjah, Ajman rents
MENAFN - 2/26/2015 7:51:16 AM
Subsequent to a softening of rents in Dubai that has effectively put the brakes on tenant migration, experts predict a potential correction in rental rates for both Sharjah ... allowing expatriates from any country with valid UAE residency to purchase ...