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
The impact of migration on sender countries
worldfinance.com - 4/22/2015 12:01:00 PM
In 2013 247 million people, according to the World Bank ... are set to pick up growth rates in 2016 and reach the value of $479bn by 2017. One of the primary economic drawbacks of migration for sender countries is the experience of a brain drain Likewise ...
The world is expected to become more religious — not less
Washington Post - 4/24/2015 9:42:38 AM
In six countries ... in the world will live in sub-Saharan Africa. The study, which Pew describes as the first of its kind, bases its projections on the age of populations, fertility and mortality rates, and it includes migration and conversion patterns.
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 ...
From Hungary with love: Third-world migrants must travel long, brutal road to reach EU gateway
FOX News - 4/22/2015 11:10:54 AM
The country's three main asylum centers, funded in part by EU partners, include Soviet-era military barracks and are designed to hold perhaps 2,500 people — at current rates, less than ... entry point for illegal migration, behind Italy and Greece.
The rich world cannot live in an anti-migrant fortress
The National - 4/22/2015 5:01:39 PM
Europe’s migrant crisis is worsening at an alarming rate: the International Organisation for Migration (IOM ... Both the rich world and peaceful if poor countries need to recommit to the practical aspects of asylum-seekers’ right to seek refuge.
European leaders pledge to stem migrant crisis
The Boston Globe - 4/24/2015 4:02:01 PM
But with migrants arriving at a rate of hundreds and ... were unlikely to solve the migration problem, and that a robust overhaul was needed, including changing the rule that migrants must apply for asylum in the countries where they first arrive in ...
Why Muslims are the world’s fastest-growing religious group
Pew Research Center - 4/24/2015 11:30:00 AM
The expected growth of Islam around the world is perhaps ... hold true in many countries where Muslims live in large numbers alongside other religious groups. For example, India’s number of Muslims is growing at a faster rate than the country’s ...
Countries with the highest net migration rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
... 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 ...
Forget Net Neutrality -- What About Net Vitality?
Forbes - 4/24/2015 10:11:15 AM
It’s been a pretty robust one-two punch for advocates of net neutrality lately ... as a means of evaluating the world’s leading countries in the Internet “ecosystem.” Brotman’s scorecard rates the “top tier” of world leaders in “Net ...
Here's What The World's Tallest Residential Building Will Look Like
Gizmodo - 4/20/2015 5:54:08 PM
The supertall race in Midtown Manhattan is marching skyward at an astonishing rate ... World Trade Center’s roof, its spire will be one foot shorter than the WTC’s 1,776 feet in what appears to be some kind of polite gesture to let WTC remain the ...
Migration trends and economic development
Cay Compass - 4/22/2015 12:58:16 PM
The evidence for this trend comes from greater demand for skills and entrepreneurship around the world, not only ... continued to suffer from high rates of net emigration – a trend that is contrasted by rising inward migration into Turkey and Russia.
Fight against malaria must be taken to 'next level', UN agency urges ahead of World Day
Big News Network - 4/24/2015 11:37:09 AM
In a press release issued two days ahead of this year"s global observance of World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization ... According to the latest WHO report on the issue, malaria mortality rates have decreased by 47 per cent worldwide and 54 ...
World Immunization Week 2015
Med India - 4/23/2015 11:24:02 AM
World Immunization ... the global death rate due to measles has dropped by 75%, 84% infants worldwide were vaccinated with 3 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP3) vaccine in 2013, and the same year, 129 countries had at least 90% coverage of the ...
Internet.org Offers Free Access to Over 800 Million in 9 Countries: Zuckerberg
NDTV - 4/23/2015 9:22:20 AM
Even as the debate on Facebook's Internet.org initiative violating net neutrality ... in the world to the Internet, continues to gather momentum. We've now made free basic Internet services available to more than 800 million people in nine countries ...
The migration fuelling George Osborne's 'comeback country'
theguardian.com - 3/19/2015 1:45:45 PM
George Osborne’s sunny economic forecast and much of his claim that Britain is a “comeback country ... higher employment rate. On top of this, the latest labour market survey figures show that the latest rise in net inward migration does not appear ...