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
Migration crisis: EU ministers to meet in two weeks to find solution
The Guardian - 8/31/2015 5:22:16 AM
“It will take months, but we will have a single European policy on asylum, not as many policies as there are countries,” he told the Corriere ... flew in the face of the evidence. “Reducing net EU migration need not mean undermining the principle ...
The Latest: EU eyes legal action for migration violations
Ludington Daily News - 9/1/2015 4:26:48 PM
All times local (CET): 5:30: p.m. The European Union has threatened several EU countries with legal action for failing to properly apply the bloc's laws for asylum seekers. EU migration spokeswoman ... a country's unemployment rate. 12:20 p.m. Mohammed ...
Net migration to Britain surges to a high of 330,000
MENAFN - 8/28/2015 5:57:26 PM
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Long-term net migration to Britain has ... Britain's ties to the EU before he puts the country's continued membership to a public vote by the end of 2017. MENA News Headlines Aug 28 2015 - UAE's DP World profits logs 22 percent ...
Top 10 Countries by Net Migration Rate
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 11:58:53 AM
... (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 ...
Net migration to Britain hits record high
Christian Today - 8/28/2015 6:51:43 AM
But data from the Office for National Statistics ... a fixed target for migration because, as a member of the EU, Britain is unable to prevent migrants from within the bloc moving to the country to work. The data showed a net 183,000 people came to ...
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 ...
Britain attacks 'broken' EU migration system, demands tighter rules
Reuters - 8/30/2015 10:16:56 AM
A surge in migrants fleeing war and poverty has presented Europe with its worst refugee crisis since World ... year via countries like Italy, Greece and Hungary. But migration is a politically sensitive topic. Data on Thursday showed annual net migration ...
Canada Illustrates Plight of Rich but Resource-Dependent Countries
Wall Street Journal - 9/2/2015 3:03:53 AM
Fueled by surging demand from China, mine building by some of the world’s biggest mining companies helped propel Australia’s annualized growth rates as high as ... lower crude prices are a net benefit for the country, which the IMF forecasts will ...
Net migration to Britain hits record high: Office for National Statistics
Economic Times - 8/27/2015 2:23:53 PM
LONDON: Net migration ... to reduce annual net migration to Britain to below 100,000. The pledge was aimed at assuaging voter concerns about the strain being placed on public services. But data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed a net ...
World prepared for Fed rate hike
The Daily Star - 8/31/2015 10:18:44 PM
Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts ... An end to more than six years of rock bottom US rates will touch off a wave of potentially painful adjustments as countries deal with the likelihood of an even stronger ...
UK to be EU’s most populous country in just three decades, due to immigration
RT - 8/30/2015 11:52:59 PM
If current immigration and birth rate patterns continue ... population of the country now stands at 64.5 million, and over eight million of those were born abroad, according to data published by Oxford research center The Migration Observatory last ...
The devaluation of the yuan tests China’s rise as a world power
Voltaire Net - 8/31/2015 11:23:10 PM
Furthermore, if a currency war broke out, China would risk increasing the economic and geopolitical tensions between countries ... of world trade: its expansion is at its lowest since the last 20 years . “Despite the fact that rates are still high ...
UK net migration hits record high
BBC - 8/27/2015 4:18:25 PM
Net migration to the UK is at an all-time high, reaching 330,000 in the year to March, the Office for National Statistics has said. The figure - the difference between the number entering the country and ... seen since the end of World War Two.
13 countries that see the biggest migration in the world
Rediff India Abroad - 8/22/2014 7:48:09 PM
However, in 2012 the Pew Hispanic Center reported that net ... countries like Ukraine, Belarus or Central Asian states. However, there are also many Russians in these countries, a legacy of the Soviet era. The second largest migration corridor in the world ...
Net Migration To UK Hits New Record High
Capital FM - 8/27/2015 9:37:33 AM
Statistics also ... we need to meet to reduce net migration, they should also act as a further wake-up call for the EU. "Current flows of people across Europe are on a scale we haven't seen since the end of the Second World War. "This is not sustainable ...