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
New country for world's refugees!
The Daily Star - 7/27/2015 7:39:49 PM
The world is in the middle of an extraordinary migration crisis. Across the globe ... the world needs to come together to create a new country for refugees to live in. “It's almost shocking to me that nobody's talking about this as a solution ...
India no country for millionaires, reveals survey
Daily News and Analysis - 7/28/2015 10:34:36 AM
A survey done by New World Wealth and Lio ... last on the list of top 10 countries for millionaires at the end of 2014. According to the survey, their second annual global migration paper, HNWIs are defined as those with "net assets of $1 million or ...
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 ...
Climate change: world's wealthiest understand, but only half see it as threat
Edie - 7/28/2015 12:57:46 PM
People living in the world's wealthiest nations generally understand what climate change is but in many countries just half perceive it ... that rising temperatures will fuel conflict, war and migration. The number of natural disasters between 2000 and ...
'Kuwait One Of Top Countries In World Suffering From Diabetes'
MENAFN - 7/28/2015 11:03:14 AM
At the World Health Organization ... highly developed countries such as the United States and not countries such as Kuwait where we were more concerned about communicable diseases. What I saw when I came back was a rapidly growing rate of all types of ...
A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes
New York Times - 7/28/2015 8:04:17 AM
For 110 days and across two seas and three oceans, crews stalked a fugitive fishing ship considered the world’s most notorious poacher ... to plunder the oceans with greater efficiency. While countries, with varying degrees of diligence, typically ...
Increase in migration
The Express Tribune - 7/24/2015 11:53:55 PM
TURBAT: People from all over the Muslim world are ... same period. Migration has brought a great deal of problems to European countries, especially Greece, which is one of the main points of arrival. If the influx continues at the same rate, then the ...
Mexican government says poverty rate rose to 46.2 percent in 2014
Reuters - 7/23/2015 6:37:09 AM
More of the poor moved to cities, continuing the trend of urban migration ... with a rate of 66.8 percent. Both states are on the southern Pacific coast, traditionally the poorest parts of the country. (Reporting by Anahi Rama and Anna Yukhananov; Editing ...
13 countries that see the biggest migration in the world
Rediff India Abroad - 8/22/2014 7:48:09 PM
The Mexico-United States 'migration corridor' has for decades been by far the largest in the world, according to World Bank data, with about 11.6 million Mexicans living in America. However, in 2012 the Pew Hispanic Center reported that net migration to ...
World's First Malarial Vaccine Gets A 'Go' Signal
chinatopix.com - 7/25/2015 12:18:22 PM
The world's first ... by the concerned countries before it is administered to children. It was observed in the trials that the vaccine is effective in newborns aged between five and 17 months as it promises 50 percent success rate. As far as younger ...
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.
NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students
New Zealand Herald - 7/20/2015 11:44:20 PM
New Zealand annual net migration ... The country added a net 58,300 migrants in the year ended June 30, ahead of the 38,300 gain a year earlier in the 11th month where the annual figure has racked up a new record, according to Statistics New Zealand.
The migration fuelling George Osborne's 'comeback country'
theguardian.com - 3/19/2015 1:45:45 PM
As the OBR put it in the economic and fiscal outlook published alongside the budget: “Our previous forecasts have been underpinned by the assumption in the Office for National Statistics’ low migration population projections that net migration will ...
Countries with the highest net migration rate Countries with the highest net migration rate
Mongabay - 2/15/2009 11:56:20 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 ...
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 ...