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
Net migration still climbing
kiwiblog.co.nz - 7/22/2016 12:00:04 AM
Net migration has almost hit 69,000 ... Also the majority of those on work visas are not from third world countries. The most common countries for those on work visas are:
Safest countries in the world for women in 2016
Gulf News - 7/21/2016 6:27:48 AM
Market research group New World Wealth, which specialises in wealth and migration of high-net ... country. Social services and police in Australia are also very efficient at cracking down on woman abuse.” Appearing third in the list, Canada has lower ...
Guyana tops the world in losing tertiary-educated migrants
kaieteurnewsonline.com - 7/21/2016 5:09:03 AM
said yesterday that Guyana still tops the list as the country with the highest rate of emigrating tertiary-educated citizens. Greenidge was at the time delivering the feature address at the opening session of the workshop on Migration and Development ...
Bad Moods Are the Other Global Migration Problem
Bloomberg - 7/18/2016 2:02:20 PM
The unsettling reality of today’s world is that ... and the country has handled the China slowdown and the decline in commodity prices fairly well. The boom days are gone, but Australia is still growing at an annual rate of slightly over 3 percent.
3 Demographic Trends Changing Our World
pewtrusts.org - 7/19/2016 9:17:48 PM
and Africa’s influence on religion around the world. One of the most significant demographic trends today is global migration’s rapid rise, as seen in Figure 1. Today, 244 million people live outside their birth countries—three times the rate in 1960.
The world's movement of people – in one map
weforum.org - 7/20/2016 9:49:25 AM
The world is experiencing ... fleeing the country over this period. The significant positive net immigration into the US is also clear. The UK, Australia and South Africa, among other countries, also experienced positive net migration between 2010 and ...
Which Countries Have the Most Immigrants?
priceonomics.com - 7/18/2016 7:31:37 PM
Is the number of foreign-born residents in those countries ... world’s highest rates of foreign-born residents. Over the last several decades, Australia has combined strict policies barring unauthorized immigration with a more expansive legal migration ...
Increasing rates of new HIV infections threaten 74 countries
News-Medical - 7/20/2016 8:16:22 AM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate of new infections increased in several countries ... in meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goal for the world to witness the end of AIDS in less than 15 years," said IHME Director ...
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 ...
Government needs a better GDP growth rate to deliver
Pakistan Observer - 7/22/2016 11:37:24 PM
Since the world economy had been facing challenges over the years, the country like Pakistan did have many options to increase its growth rate and thus create an overall enabling environment for greater economic activities particularly by attracting bigger ...
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.
Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world
Pew Research Center - 7/22/2016 2:11:54 PM
Indonesia is currently the country with the world’s single largest ... This, combined with high fertility rates, will fuel Muslim population growth. While it does not change the global population, migration is helping to increase the Muslim population ...
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 ...
A Terrifying Journey Through the World's Most Dangerous Jungle
The Huffington Post - 7/20/2016 10:03:44 AM
There are refugees in peril all over the world: Syrians seeking safe haven in Turkey, West Africans traversing the Sahara en route to Europe. But the Darién Gap is the global migration story ... still runs this part of the country. All public transport ...
Net Insight AB: Interim report January - June 2016
GlobeNewswire - 7/22/2016 2:44:42 AM
Launch of Nimbra Gateway, a new media transport solution that supports migration to ... More than 500 world-class customers run mission critical media services using Net Insight's solutions, covering more than 60 countries worldwide. Net Insight is listed ...