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
NZ the most mobile country in the world
New Zealand Herald - 5/17/2013 7:34:44 AM
New Zealanders are the most transient people in the world, with a quarter of the population having moved to a different part of the country in the past five years, according to Gallup. The survey on internal migration, published yesterday, asked 236,865 ...
Research Reveals New Positive Insight into Girls’ Migration
San Francisco Gate - 5/15/2013 7:22:47 AM
Migration for majority of girls leads to greater autonomy and prosperity; Strong safety nets needed WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Population Council today released Girls on the Move: Adolescent Girls & Migration in the Developing World ...
International Migration is Projected to Become Primary Driver of U.S. Population Growth for First Time in Nearly Two Centuries
Yahoo! News - 5/15/2013 2:17:58 PM
This scenario would mark the first time that natural increase was not the leading cause of population increase since at least 1850, when the census began collecting information about residents' country ... the levels of net international migration they ...
Impact of labour migration in spotlight at Abu Dhabi forum
thenational.ae - 5/13/2013 7:20:59 PM
The conference is expected to build on the work accomplished during the Abu Dhabi Dialogue and the Global Forum on Migration ... the exchange rate and hurt trade. Money sent from abroad can lead to a lower supply of labour in home countries, Dr Naufal ...
Kiwis world's most transient people
odt.co.nz - 5/17/2013 12:25:14 AM
While countries with advanced economies were found to have the highest rates of internal migration, nations where people were displaced due environmental change, natural disasters or conflict also had high rates, such as Syria. New Zealand (26 per cent ...
U.S. is Just Average as a Destination for Immigrants
Daily Beast - 5/18/2013 4:05:57 AM
From both sides, we hear that America is a uniquely desirable place that, for good or ill, draws an outsized share of the world’s immigrants. A petitioner holds a US flag during a naturalization ... for updates all day long.
Int'l migration to lead U.S. population growth in decades: census
Xinhua News Agency - 5/15/2013 9:20:18 PM
WASHINGTON, May 15 (Xinhua) -- International migration is projected to surpass natural increase as the principal driver of U. S. population growth by the middle of this century, the first time in two centuries, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates ...
World’s Biggest Volatility Jump Spurs Fund Outflow
Bloomberg - 5/20/2013 5:15:10 AM
The world’s third-largest economy has grown faster than analysts expected after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took power in December, pledging to end more than a decade of deflation. Gross domestic product expanded at an annual pace of 3.5 percent ...
Migration increases as euro crisis bites
thelocal.de - 5/7/2013 1:15:52 PM
Last year nearly 370,000 more people moved to Germany than left, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office - which said this was the highest net migration since 1995 ... from other European Union countries. Poland remained the champion ...
Developing World to Dominate Global Investment by 2030
ipsnews.net - 5/17/2013 12:39:33 AM
and currently the chief economist with Global Financial Integrity, a Washington advocacy group, told IPS. “Our studies suggest that the unrecorded capital coming from developing countries is absolutely huge – the losers are losing far more than the ...
Corruption influences migration of skilled workers
Science Codex - 5/17/2013 2:01:17 PM
However, if the exodus of skilled workers exceeds the immigration rate of highly qualified individuals it may have a negative impact on the economic performance of a country. The authors studied the migration of highly skilled workers across 123 countries ...
Rural Talent Migration
psmag.com - 5/20/2013 4:03:35 AM
Rural America is dying. Rural America is in good company. Half of the countries of the world are experiencing demographic decline. The typical reaction is to plug the brain drain. That doesn’t work. Also, such policies are anti-economic development.
Swiss limit permits for workers from all EU countries
NBC News - 5/15/2013 4:26:49 PM
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland will impose immigration quotas on a further 17 European Union countries from June, the Federal Office for Migration said on Wednesday, a move that could pose a headache for many multinational companies that rely on EU workers ...
Israel has highest poverty rate in developed world: OECD
PanARMENIAN Network - 5/15/2013 10:36:03 AM
PanARMENIAN.Net - Israel has the highest rate of poverty of all developed countries, according to a report released by the 33-nation Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday, May 15. The OECD found that Israel's poverty ...
independent.co.ug - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
When Rwanda TV salesperson approached Esther Mukarugomwa to include her household in the trials of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) signal transmission technology, her family members were visibly afraid. They feared that the cost of using the new ...