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 11 Countries with the Highest Migration Rates
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/28/2015 2:50:04 AM
though we can be assured this list contains the highest migration rates. In order to accurately rank this list, we have to consider the net migration for a country. This means that we have to look at all the people migrating to and from the country.
EU countries to take in 40,000 asylum seekers in migration quota proposal
theguardian.com - 5/27/2015 1:28:21 PM
“Our migration policies have not kept pace with migration realities,” he said. “This is not something that gets you elected or re-elected.” France, Spain and the countries of central and eastern Europe have been bitterly critical of the quota plan
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 ...
EU migration plans under fire from UN chief, member states
Herald and News - 5/27/2015 8:42:01 AM
In an effort to help manage more than 80,000 people who have landed on European shores so far this year, mostly in Italy and Greece, the EU's executive Commission is proposing to relocate thousands of refugees to other member countries and wants to launch ...
EU countries' resistance could frustrate migrant relocation plan
Channel News Asia - 5/27/2015 4:55:56 PM
Under the proposals, migrants would be shared out according to each EU country's population, economy and unemployment rate. Germany would take around ... Britain can choose whether to participate in EU migration proposals. There is also opposition to ...
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 ...
EU migration plans under fire from UN chief Ban Ki-moon, member states
Economic Times - 5/27/2015 6:21:50 PM
Under a weighted index based on economic strength, unemployment rates and past investment on migration, Germany, France and Spain would take in the biggest numbers. Polish interior ministry spokeswoman Malgorzata Wozniak said that ``member countries should ...
UN chief calls for enhanced efforts to combat migration crisis
Net India 123 - 5/27/2015 4:45:47 AM
Ban recalled that developed countries have an obligation to identify the causes driving thousands of people to risk their lives through en masse migration, and to seek solutions in their countries of origin. Following a meeting with Irish Prime Minister ...
Sweden's Remarkable Lack of Garbage and 22 Other Astounding Facts About Our World Today
Alter Net - 5/25/2015 11:53:29 PM
91% Number of countries with a higher measles vaccination rate than the United States in 2013: 113(6) Median net worth of United States black households in 2013:$11,000 Median net worth of U.S. Latino households in 2013:$13,700 Median net worth of U.S ...
The world’s most powerful women 2015
Yahoo News - 5/26/2015 2:05:19 PM
The world’s most ... backstop for 188 countries. When she took over in 2011 the world economy was still recovering from the financial crisis. Today Lagarde is projecting 3.5% annual global growth -- only a hint above last year's rate and down from ...
TiEcon 2015 Announces MindTickle Inc as a 2015 TiE50 Winner and One of the World’s Most Promising Tech Start-Ups
internet.itbusinessnet.com - 5/27/2015 10:50:52 AM
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Katharine McPhee Net Worth, Comeback With ‘Lick My Lips’ Music Video [WATCH]
Food World News - 5/27/2015 7:01:48 AM
Celebrity Net Worth reports that Katharine McPhee's net worth is currently at $6 million. The singer turned actress earns $40,000 per episode. It is yet unknown if the per episode rate will be the ... makers Blue Bell in the country’s headlines), the ...
Peter Diamandis: A world of abundance
biznews.com - 5/27/2015 3:30:02 PM
It’s just not in usable form yet but what’s going on in labs around the world is the cost of solar is dropping precipitously, as the production rates are growing exponentially ... in fact, become a net energy exporter, this is very possible, and ...
Maternal Death Rate: WHO Gives Mauritius the Worst Grade in Africa
news.islandcrisis.net - 5/25/2015 1:23:34 PM
Mauritius has been given a very poor grade by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in its World Health Statistics report. It is the only country in Africa to have ... one of the main reasons the mortality rate is so high is because of the high number ...
Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart
Quartz - 3/26/2014 11:56:26 PM
It’s no secret that the world’s population ... the global migration rate has stayed roughly the same since around since 1995 (it was higher from 1990-1995). 2) It’s not the poorest countries sending people to the richest countries, it’s countries ...