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
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 ... rates. While Gallup's PNMI does not predict migration patterns, it does provide useful information about who these countries are attracting around the world and ...
Puerto Rico's 'unpayable' debt: is this the Greece of the western hemisphere?
theguardian.com - 7/6/2015 5:27:14 PM
This once-prosperous corner of the Caribbean has fallen on hard times, with an inability to pay off crushing debt driving millions into poverty – and out of the country ... Years of migration and mismanagement have left San Juan, once one of the ...
Women’s World Cup: U.S. defeats Japan, 5-2, wins tournament for first time since 1999
Washington Post - 7/5/2015 8:56:01 PM
I'm not crying you're crying pic.twitter.com/Vs5WyJ1Fvh — Rawan (@rawan) July 6, 2015 #USA pic.twitter.com/xBkRD5MWde — Danny (@recordsANDradio) July 6, 2015 Final match statistics from ... the last to bring this country a World Cup title.
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 ...
Arlington Diocese observes World Refugee Day
catholicherald.com - 7/1/2015 3:10:00 PM
Since the year 2000, the United Nations has called upon the global community to observe World Refugee Day as a way to ... African and Central American countries experiencing a migration and refugee crisis. The premise of the mock negotiation included ...
The impact of migration on sender countries
worldfinance.com - 4/22/2015 11:53:51 AM
Sender countries could offer their countrymen (and women) working abroad the possibility of purchasing a bond “with a face value of $1,000, say, carrying a three to four percent interest rate and five year maturity,” the World Bank suggests.
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 ...
Why PH is the world’s ‘US fiancé visa’ capital
Global Nation - 7/4/2015 4:18:02 PM
Filipinos may have the lowest US visitor visa issuance rate among foreign countries but not when it comes to fiancé ... the Philippines is considered the fiancé visa capital of the world. This fact is supported by figures published by the Department ...
Global poverty to end by 2030, says World Bank
NATIONAL MIRROR - 7/1/2015 11:02:27 PM
... share of world trade since joining the World Trade Organisation, WTO in 2001, thus cutting its extreme poverty rate from 36 percent at the end of the 1990s to 6 percent in 2011. In all, developing countries’ gain from trade contributed to reducing ...
St. Paul: One of the largest Hmong festivals in world continues today
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 7/5/2015 9:50:18 AM
Tens of thousands of Hmong from across the world are expected to gather this weekend in St ... today's opening ceremony to mark this year's 40th anniversary of the Hmong migration to Minnesota following the Vietnam War. "It will be short and simple ...
India Is Now World’s Fastest-Growing Major Polluter
freepressjournal.in - 7/1/2015 6:13:08 AM
It is in coal consumption that India most diverges from the rest of the world. When most major countries have minimal ... The Indian exception is in the rate of growth in energy consumption and emissions; India’s net consumption and emissions remain ...
The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Project - 4/2/2015 1:43:28 PM
The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates ... countries in the region. 7 If migration were not factored into the 2050 projections, the estimated Christian share of the region’s population ...
Ghana’s Eurobond: World Bank to approve $400m guarantee
Ghana Web - 7/1/2015 6:30:26 PM
It will also ensure that the country gets a good interest rate on the Eurobond issue as the ... with participation from government and the World Bank team. It is believed that Ghana’s net external debt financing will remain manageable supported by ...
Japan's huge sex problem is setting up a 'demographic time bomb' for the country
Hillsdale - 7/5/2015 12:56:25 PM
(According to the World Economic Forum, Japan ranks 104 out of 140 countries regarding gender equality ... of never marrying and a 40% chance of never having kids. Japan's birth rate hit a record low in 2014 at just over 1 million infants.
Ghana's economy to get major boost from World Bank
Modern Ghana - 7/2/2015 1:04:08 AM
Consequently, international reserves dwindled, the Cedi depreciated, public debt rose quickly, and interest rates rose sharply ... needs it most urgently,” notes Yusupha B. Crookes, World Bank Country Director for Ghana. “We hope this will provide ...