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
Net migration to UK soars by 39% to 243,000
Gulf News - 8/28/2014 1:14:29 PM
Those coming from the new EU states of Romania and Bulgaria account for only 16,000 of the 68,000 rise, with the bulk of the increase from western European countries such as Italy. The rise in the politically sensitive yardstick of net migration which ...
Top 10 Countries by Net Migration Rate
Jagran Josh - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 PM
... (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 ...
Migration keeps poverty at bay
The Daily Star - 8/31/2014 5:57:16 PM
The policy advocacy institution at Dhaka University came to the conclusion after conducting an exhaustive household survey in 17 districts of the country ... that the duration of migration had an inverse relationship with poverty rate.
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 ...
Potential Net Migration Index Declines in Many Countries
Call UP - 1/17/2014 11:48:12 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Although people's desire to migrate permanently to other countries has cooled globally to 13%, Gallup's Potential Net Migration Index (PNMI ... two of the top desired destinations in the world, the U.S. and Canada, largely drive ...
Migration From Crisis-Hit Countries Up By Nearly Half: OECD
Economy Watch - 6/14/2013 8:34:35 AM
Migration from countries worst hit by the financial crisis has risen 45 ... Spain and Italy travelled north to seek work in Europe’s largest economy. Net migration of foreigners into Germany almost doubled to 302,900 in 2011, said the report.
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/9/2014 11:54:22 PM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. These are the happiest countries in the world. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the ...
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 ...
Indonesia now country with world’s highest deforestation rate
Mizo News - 7/17/2014 11:26:49 AM
Jakarta: Indonesia has double the deforestation rate ... in the world, which include 10 percent of all the plants of the planet, 12 percent of mammals, 17 percent of birds and 16 percent of amphibians and reptiles. At the same time, the country is the ...
Countries with the highest crime rates
Canada Journal - 3/3/2014 9:07:27 AM
it may be stopped by the law so that it may not harm people and its rate can be decreased. There are several reasons for increased crimes in all over the world. At present USA has the highest rate as compared to all other nations.
Overseas migration to Australia set to increase by 4.5%
Australia Forum - 9/1/2014 1:31:13 PM
Net overseas migration to Australia is forecast to reach 246,300 by ... The forecasts also take into account visa grants data and official Australian and World economic growth forecasts, combined with the assumption of no policy changes into the future.
The World's Happiest Countries
Forbes - 1/19/2011 4:57:47 PM
In Pictures: The World’s Happiest Countries Furthermore ... that’s because it’s not enough to know hard data like a country’s unemployment or inflation rates. It also matters how hard people think it is to find jobs, how convinced they are that ...
Singapore: World’s Richest Country by 2050?
CNBC - 8/16/2012 2:39:54 PM
The study predicts that Singapore — that little Southeast Asian city-state with loads of Type A zeal — will be the world's richest nation ... living and exchange rates.) According to Citibank's 2050 prediction, the top five countries by this measure ...
Is A Country's GDP Per Capita Related To The Quality Of Its Soccer Team?
The Business Insider - 6/20/2014 10:07:17 PM
Credit Suisse recently examined the demographics and economic conditions of every country with a team in the World Cup. What they found was a huge amount of diversity. Here are a few bullets from their report: GDP per capita at PPP: USA (53,101 current ...
UN predicts huge migration to rich countries
Daily Telegraph - 3/15/2007 12:00:53 AM
The UN predicts the steady depopulation of vast areas of eastern Europe and the former Communist world, as a result of high levels of emigration and birth rates running ... for the projected net migration from developing to developed countries," said ...