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 ...
Negative Interest Rates Turn the World Upside Down
barrons.com - 2/13/2016 6:08:47 AM
“I’ve lost 50% of my net worth, but I’ve still got my husband ... call), they must buy back the yen or euros to repay the loans. Negative rates have produced a world turned upside down. And the direction for risk assets hasn’t been higher ...
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 ...
Russia Says World in 'New Cold War' Due to Western Policies
teleSUR - 2/14/2016 1:21:16 AM
The world has sunk into a “new Cold War” as a result of the ... or against the U.S. or other countries." Medvedev recalled that Russian President Vladimir Putin had told the same Munich conference in 2007 that the West's building of a missile defense ...
India Bans Free Basics By Facebook - Net Neutrality Prevails
Quadrangle - 2/14/2016 10:32:27 AM
"While formulating the regulations, the authority has largely been guided by the principles of net neutrality seeking to ensure that ... Facebook's plan to offer pared back free web services across the country. "While we're disappointed with today's ...
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 ...
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 ...
Facebook Free Basic vs. Net Neutrality: India Chose Net Neutrality
NYSE Post - 2/14/2016 8:23:36 AM
India telecom regulatory authority TRAI has banned limited free internet access programs and essentially blocked Facebook's Free Basics in the country ... Net Neutrality that calls for all websites being equally accessible. "We will keep connecting the world".
Speech by Dmitry Medvedev at MSC 2016
Voltaire Net - 2/14/2016 9:06:33 AM
The migration ... and other countries (and Mr Stoltenberg has just demonstrated that). They show frightening films about Russians starting a nuclear war. I am sometimes confused: is this 2016 or 1962? But the real threats to this small world are of an ...
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 ...
ACP countries unite on empowerment of rural women and youth
Inter Press Service - 2/13/2016 8:53:25 AM
Young people today constitute a staggering 1.8 billion of the world’s population and the vast majority of them live in rural areas of less developed countries ... population growth and migration are putting additional pressures on livelihoods in rural ...
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, ...