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
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 ...
World’s tropical forests vanishing more rapidly than previously thought
PBS - 3/2/2015 5:47:49 PM
From the Amazon to the Philippines, world’s tropical forests are vanishing at a much faster rate than previously reported ... From 1990 to 2000, the annual net of forest loss across all of 34 countries in the study was about 4 million hectares (about ...
Around 30 countries exposed to Ebola: Report
Net India 123 - 3/3/2015 3:23:28 PM
The NGO documents the quality of public healthcare systems, using indicators such as the number of health workers and neonatal mortality rates in the world's 72 poorest countries. Brazil has a good healthcare system despite poor resources, while Somalia ...
Forbes' 29th Annual World's Billionaires Issue
Forbes - 3/2/2015 6:52:15 PM
Christy Walton (No. 8) is the highest-ranked woman on the list for the second year in a row, with a net worth of $41.7 billion. Newcomers/Drop-Offs By Country Thanks ... prices and exchange rates were locked in from around the world. It lists individuals ...
The world’s richest people 2015
Yahoo Finance - 3/2/2015 11:57:04 AM
Despite plunging oil prices and a weakened euro, the ranks of the world’s richest defied global economic turmoil and expanded yet again. Forbes found a record 1,826 billionaires with an aggregate net worth ... billionaire in the country’s history.
World Telecom Meeting to Focus on Regulation
Wall Street Journal - 3/1/2015 10:13:52 PM
When telecom and tech leaders convene in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress this week ... The developing thinking about net neutrality is on display in India, where much of the country isn’t connected to the Internet. To try to narrow the gap, Facebook ...
China to cut interest rates by 0.25pc: central bank
Business Recorder - 3/1/2015 12:59:41 AM
BEIJING: 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.
World Cup 2015: Pakistan look to continue winning momentum against UAE
IBN Live - 3/3/2015 9:25:33 AM
Such is the fervour among cricket fans in the two countries that share a border ... if they get enough points on the board. This will bring net run-rate into play, and on this count Pakistan are far behind at -1.373, lower even than UAE.
US FCC chief: Net neutrality rules nothing like utility-style regulations
CNet - 3/3/2015 5:46:38 PM
"This is no more regulating the Internet than the First Amendment regulates free speech in our country," Wheeler said in a fireside chat Tuesday during the Mobile World Congress trade ... de facto standard bearer for Net neutrality-- the notion that ...
Pakistan vs. UAE Cricket 2015: Match Time, Live Streaming Info, TV Channel For World Cup Match
International Business Times - 3/3/2015 11:34:24 AM
UAE have had their struggles in the World ... Ireland's net-run-rate. All of that improves Pakistan's chances to advance out of Pool B. Pakistani skipper Misbah addressed the rough start to the tournament, but remained hopeful. He referenced the country ...
Sniff out the truth on migration data
Financial Times - 3/4/2015 1:10:27 AM
The provisional estimate for net migration ... rate (Libor): it is voluntary and no one has to tell the truth. If the traveller answers in the affirmative when asked if he or she intends to stay in the UK for 12 months or more (or plans to leave the ...
Singapore remains world's most expensive city
The Daily Star - 3/3/2015 5:00:42 AM
Singapore has retained its position as the world ... country's central bank said it had seen a sharper-than-expected decline in the price of fruit and vegetables since September last year. It used this factor as one reason for cutting its benchmark lending ...
World economies : Romania
Dawn - 3/2/2015 2:24:24 AM
For 2016, the proposed changes would translate into a net fall ... the country registered a growth of 1.2pc in 2014. However, growth is expected to slow down to 0.8-1pc this year, according to latest estimates of the finance ministry. The World Bank ...
RBI on rate cut: Avalanche of fund flows but inflation killjoy
Economic Times - 3/2/2015 10:19:50 PM
To deal with the global financial crisis, many central banks around the world are printing money and reducing interest rates to very low levels. With countries like India offering ... In 2014, the net investment by overseas investors in debt markets ...
Ukraine’s 272% Hyperinflation Rate Boosts Bitcoin’s Prospects in Eastern Europe
cointelegraph.com - 3/3/2015 2:01:44 AM
So, if Ukraine sustains its current monthly rate of inflation for several more months, it will enter the record books as the world’s 57th hyperinflation ... and asset classes. For high net worth individuals in these countries, there are ways to trade ...