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
UK Net Migration Rises To 333,000, Second-Highest Level On Record
International Business Times - 5/26/2016 8:10:00 AM
The United Kingdom Office for National Statistics released figures Thursday that showed net migration to Britain in 2015 rose to 333,000, its second-highest level on record. These are the last numbers to be released before the referendum on the country's ...
Experts develop method for including migration uncertainty in population projections
Phys - 5/24/2016 6:49:28 PM
Projected net migration rate (net annual ... to project population around the world. The findings were most striking for Germany, whose bureau of statistics has called population decline "inevitable" as the country's populace ages. But the UW model ...
EU Net Migration Highest On Record
Sky News HD - 5/26/2016 9:14:26 AM
EU net migration has hit a record high at 184,000, the last immigration figures to be released before the referendum show. It is an increase of 10,000 on the previous year, according to the Office for National Statistics, and will be seized upon by Brexit ...
Net migration to UK surging, hits 333K
Press TV - 5/26/2016 6:39:56 PM
Net migration to the UK, the difference between the number of people entering the European country and leaving it, rose to 333,000 in 2015, the Office for National Statistics says ... of our privileged access to the world's biggest market is not the ...
Net migration of European Union citizens reaches 184000
La-Kabylie - 5/26/2016 10:33:10 AM
The numbers, published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS ... change - and the second-highest on record. The overall net migration figure, which covers those coming to the country for at least a year, is 3,000 short of the highest level.
Net migration to UK rises to 333,000 - second highest on record
BBC - 5/26/2016 1:21:59 AM
Net migration to the UK rose to 333,000 in 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics. The net figure is the number ... The public should be able to vote for those who make the laws of this country including on immigration.
Net migration to UK rises to 333,000
ITV - 5/26/2016 9:50:13 AM
Net migration to the UK from the EU was estimated to be 184,000 in 2015, up from 174,000 in 2014. The figures from the Office for National Statistics are the last ... which is in the best interest of our country." He also insisted "leaving the EU is ...
Net migration to UK hit 333000 in 2015, second highest on record
The Spectrum - 5/26/2016 7:15:43 PM
Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed net migration - the difference between those ... people coming to Britain attracted by higher wages than in their home countries, the presence of large communities of migrants, the English ...
As EU vote looms, migration to Britain nears record high
The Tribune India - 5/26/2016 9:57:23 AM
Net migration, the difference between the number of people entering and leaving Britain, hit 3,33,000 in 2015, the second-highest level for a 12-month period since records began in 1975, the Office for National Statistics said. The numbers were seized upon ...
UK Net Migration At 330,000 For 2015: Bad News For The EU Referendum Debate
Forbes - 5/26/2016 5:18:12 AM
Net inward migration is ... debate after new figures showed net annual migration running at 333,000. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the difference between those coming in and leaving the country in the year to December was the second ...
RANKED: The top 10 countries with the largest gold holdings
The Business Insider - 5/25/2016 5:58:10 PM
Beginning in 2010, central banks around the world turned from being net sellers of gold to net buyers of gold ... in some cases, negative interest rates. The jury’s still out on whether these measures have been a success or not, but for now, it appears ...
EU referendum: Migration data to spark debate
Ekantipur - 5/26/2016 6:15:28 AM
May 26, 2016- The final statistics ... long-term migration into the UK from within the EU and outside in the year to December 2015. The data covers migrants staying in the UK for at least a year. It will also indicate the overall level of net migration ...
As EU vote looms, migration to UK nears record high
Dhaka Tribune - 5/26/2016 6:39:56 PM
Net migration to ... debate over whether the country should stay in the European Union. The Office for National Statistics, in its last immigration report before the June 23 vote on continued EU membership, said net migration hit 333,000 in 2015, the ...
Least Developed Countries Still Face Significant Challenges
Inter Press Service - 5/25/2016 9:18:36 PM
We have also seen 12 LDCs reaching growth rates of 7 percent or more in 2014 ... In addition, climate change poses a major burden for this group of countries. It is a sad reality that while the world’s most vulnerable countries have contributed ...
Global Migration? Actually, The World Is Staying Home
Yale Global Online - 5/24/2016 5:23:34 PM
Read the article from Spiegel Online. Guido Mingels was an editor for Tagesanzeigers in Zurich and since 2012 has reported for Spiegel. The article is translated from the German by Christopher Sultan.