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
Top 10 tax havens around the world
Market Watch - 2/11/2016 12:30:32 PM
In some places around the world, even rich residents don’t pay income taxes. An analysis of personal top income tax rates released Thursday by Howmuch.net revealed that residents of some countries — many of which are in the Middle East — don’t pay ...
Potential Net Migration Shows Aging Countries Attract Young
Call UP - 1/28/2015 6:34:07 PM
Aging countries such as ... workforce and declining fertility 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 the areas where they need to ...
World Bank Group to present Digital Dividends
biztechafrica.com - 2/12/2016 11:53:34 AM
The official launch of WDR 2016 in Botswana is part of a series of regional and country-level ... as well as digital migration. The Government through Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation has set-up a world class Centre for Material ...
Emmett Till and Tamir Rice, Sons of the Great Migration
New York Times - 2/12/2016 12:57:59 PM
It was the start of the Great Migration, a leaderless revolution that would incite six million black refugees over six decades to seek asylum within the borders of their own country ... had been raised in the new world and was unschooled in the “yes, ...
We must take advantage of weak exchange rate: Zuma
businesstech.co.za - 2/11/2016 8:37:18 PM
President Jacob Zuma said that South Africa must take advantage of the current weak exchange rate to boost tourism into the country. In his State of the ... emerging market economies elsewhere in the world face. “Global growth remains muted.
World Bank Punches South Africa’s Poor, by Ignoring the Rich
Counter Punch - 2/12/2016 11:03:27 AM
The Bank’s point of view From the Bank’s viewpoint: “South Africa spent more than other countries ... the World Bank research on South African inequality is its ghastly political bias. If the alleged improvements to poverty and inequality rates ...
The International Monetary Fund And The Future Of World Finance
Seeking Alpha - 2/12/2016 11:53:34 AM
The question is, how large is the safety net for all these situations and ... Reform is one of the major issues in each one of these countries. Finally, there is the issue of exchange rates. A discussion of the world's exchange rate structure, I believe ...
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.
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 ...
What’s holding back the world economy?
Gulf Times - 2/10/2016 10:25:52 PM
According to the UN report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, the average growth rate ... countries slowed significantly during the post crisis period. This year, developing countries, taken together, are expected to record their first net ...
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 or no switching at all, see Chapter 1.) Over the coming decades, Christians are expected to experience the largest net losses from ...
World’s policeman has got a new gun
Punch - 2/12/2016 12:29:21 PM
Statistics don’t lie ... examination in the context of what is now an energy world that is no longer like the 1970s, the US Energy Secretary, Ernest Moniz, has said. An energy independent and net exporter of energy as a nation has the potential to ...
Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. – Fund Commentary and Portfolio Statistics
Yahoo Finance - 2/12/2016 10:09:10 PM
The overall US bond market, as measured by the Barclays US Aggregate Index, declined 0.57% during the fourth quarter, as did global government bond markets, as measured by the Citigroup World Government ... low growth rates in EM countries is the ongoing ...
Raising birth rates: How far can fiscal incentives go?
Today - 2/10/2016 9:57:14 PM
For years, governments around the world, including here in Singapore, have used tax policies to encourage a healthy population growth rate without an excessive reliance on net migration. For example, a baby bonus scheme has been a popular fiscal tool to ...
Facebook may launch a speedy millimeter-wave network in developing countries
YAHOO!TECH - 2/10/2016 8:17:01 PM
will deliver Internet to 21 countries across Latin America, Africa, and Asia by 2019. Related: India bans Facebook’s Free Basics with a new Net neutrality law Facebook acknowledged the project in a statement on Tuesday, but was otherwise noncommittal.