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
Exodus from NSW at a 30-year low
Sydney Morning Herald - 12/22/2014 12:08:30 PM
NSW is also proving attractive to migrants from other countries. Net overseas migration to NSW ... Savanth Sebastian said NSW's population growth rate is now 23 per cent above its decade average. Migration flows were now favouring NSW as the economies ...
Stephen Cornish: The world faces the greatest migration crisis in decades. Closed doors don’t help
NATIONAL POST - 12/18/2014 11:23:08 AM
But instead of redoubling efforts to assist them, rich countries have erected new barriers to migration which have increased migrants ... hands of heavily armed gangs surpasses the casualty rates of many civil wars. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors ...
UK to ‘kick out foreign graduates’ to curb immigration
Times of India - 12/21/2014 6:29:04 PM
LONDON: Foreign graduates could face being sent back to their home countries under plans to "move towards zero net student migration" reportedly being ... and universities that would have low success rates in ensuring the departure of foreign graduates ...
Foreign graduates to be sent home at end of courses from Britain
Gulf News - 12/21/2014 1:28:25 PM
London: The UK government has indicated new plans to send back foreign graduates, who come here on student visas, to their home countries at the end of ... government to “move towards zero net student migration” by sending home those who come to ...
Countries with the highest net migration rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
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 ...
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
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 ... income and net financial wealth exceeding ...
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 ...
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.
Singapore: World’s Richest Country by 2050?
CNBC - 8/16/2012 12:02:25 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 ...
Migration and national development
Jamaica Gleaner - 9/28/2014 11:04:40 AM
Net migration is the quantum of persons who leave a country in excess of the number who move in. The CIA World Factbook notes that the net migration rate for Jamaica is 4.83 per 1,000. This is an alarmingly high rate; however, this trend is not new.
Shi’a migration from Lucknow to Iraq – An exclusive NDT report
newdelhitimes.com - 12/20/2014 4:39:54 AM
The migration of people to different regions in the world is one of the reasons for multi cultural existence in the society. Prior to strict legal norms enforced by countries on migration ... (as per today’s conversion rate) to construct the canal ...
Migration drops for half of states and territories in Australia
Australia Forum - 12/18/2014 4:59:34 PM
However, New South Wales and Victoria continued to experience growth in net overseas migration, adding 6,300 people in New South Wales and 2,300 people in Victoria. Although Western Australia continued to have the fastest overall population growth rate at ...
Changing Patterns of Global Migration and Remittances
Pew Research Center - 12/16/2013 11:53:21 PM
Patterns of global migration and remittances have shifted in recent ... The U.S. also has a significantly lower rate of emigration than most countries. For example, about 1% of Americans currently live outside of their country of birth, compared with ...
Immigration Helps Germany Win—and Not Just at the World Cup
Businessweek - 7/14/2014 5:28:17 PM
Germany’s triumphant World Cup team included players of Polish, Turkish, African, and Arab descent, showcasing the country’s increasingly multi ... Greece, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain all have had net migration outflows for the past few years.
Remittances to Developing Countries to Grow by 5 Percent This Year, While Conflict-Related Forced Migration is at All-Time High, Says WB Report
The World Bank - 10/5/2014 11:56:37 PM
... s latest issue of Migration and Development Brief, released today. Officially recorded remittances to developing countries are expected to reach $435 billion this year, an increase of 5 percent over 2013. The growth rate this year is substantially ...