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
Mortgage Rates Below 4%: Sparking a Boom or Just a Boomlet?
realestate.aol.com - 10/25/2014 8:02:19 AM
The average 30-year mortgage rate nationwide that week breached the 4-percent threshold and hit 3.97 percent from 4.12 percent the previous week. It was the lowest level since June 2013. Deepening concern over the health of the world economy compelled ...
Report finds highest suicide rate world in Guyana, a country haunted by link to cult deaths
Daily Journal - 10/14/2014 11:57:16 AM
The fact that self-inflected harm is such a presence in the lives of this family is not surprising given that they live in an area that Guyana's Ministry of Health has designated the "suicide belt," in a country ... rate of suicide in the world.
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.
Top 10 most gender equal countries in the world
forumblog.org - 10/27/2014 11:09:03 PM
Iceland heads the five Nordic countries ... a net improvement of more than 10% in their overall Global Gender Gap Index scores since 2000. Author: Saadia Zahidi is a Senior Director, Head of Gender Parity and Human Capital and Constituents at the World ...
World’s population unlikely to level off anytime soon — may hit 12 billion by 2100
Washington Post - 9/23/2014 2:20:53 AM
mortality and migration from every country and then predicted future rates using new statistical models. Some of the figures, such as the median projection of the population hitting 10.9 billion by 2100, mirror a U.N. report published in 2013. The world ...
How to be a world leader when you grow up – pick the right country to study in
THE CONVERSATION - 9/24/2014 11:05:14 PM
The raising of student fees in Britain, plus the continued inclusion of students within the net migration ... in other countries, especially China and India. The rise of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, which had a world top-ten ranking just ...
It's not a small world after all: world population will soar
Philadelphia Daily News - 9/19/2014 9:49:26 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar through ... fertility, mortality and migration from every country and then predicted future rates using new statistical models. Some of the figures, such as ...
The most profitable companies in the world
USA Today - 10/25/2014 6:53:43 PM
Based on data provided by FactSet on companies' net income before discontinued operations and extraordinary items for their latest fiscal year, these are the world ... rate of local currencies against the dollar where applicable. However, different ...
'A Generation Cast Aside': Child Poverty On Rise in World's Richest Countries
eNews Park Forest - 10/28/2014 5:14:07 AM
Children remain "the most enduring victims" of the recession in the world's wealthiest nations ... In 23 of the 41 wealthy countries examined, the rate of child poverty has increased since 2008. In some countries, this rise was drastic: Ireland, Croatia ...
Masterton grows by 100 people
New Zealand Herald - 10/28/2014 3:51:12 PM
Net migration in the 15-39 and 65+ age groups accounted for the increase. The national average regional growth rate was 1.5 per cent ... of more people arriving and fewer people leaving the country on a permanent or long-term basis," population statistics ...
Of migration, mobility, and expat management
humanresourcesonline.net - 10/28/2014 7:51:36 AM
Cost-effective mobility and migration policies have become a priority in ... more people than ever have started living and working outside their home country – almost 3% of the world’s population. The United Nations estimates that migrants will total ...
UNICEF report: 2.6 million more children in poverty in developed countries since 2008
World Socialist Web Site - 10/29/2014 3:11:15 AM
Between 2008 and 2013, the rate of child poverty increased by 2 percentage points in the United States and by 3 percentage points in France. But even these substantial increases were dwarfed by the increase in countries ... social safety net has not ...
UNICEF Report Shows Child Poverty Increased in OECD Countries
telesur - 10/28/2014 6:21:32 PM
The UN child agency UNICEF noted that "All countries need strong social safety nets to protect children in bad times and in good — and wealthy countries should lead by example." Over 2.6 million children have slipped into poverty since 2008 in the world ...
NYC Subway Named The Safest In The World For Women
Hillsdale - 10/29/2014 10:59:31 PM
Partnering with internet research firm YouGov, the nonprofit performed an Internet survey of women in the country's largest capitals in the world -- plus New York ... Women in these cities claimed a high rate of verbal and physical abuse with low rates ...
Child poverty on the rise, even in rich EU countries
EurActiv.com - 10/29/2014 7:50:25 AM
bringing the total number of children in the developed world living in poverty to an estimated 76.5 million. In 23 of the 41 affluent countries analysed, child poverty has increased since 2008. In Ireland, Croatia, Latvia, Greece and Iceland, rates rose by ...