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. The net migration rate does not distinguish between economic migrants, refugees, and other types of migrants nor does it distinguish between lawful migrants and undocumented migrants.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Net migration rate map
The Latest: UN: Pandemic Reduced Migrants by 2M by Mid-2020
U.S. News & World Report - 1/16/2021 9:07:00 AM
A new U.N. report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel worldwide.
UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020
Daily Journal - 1/16/2021 9:41:00 AM
A new U.N. report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel worldwide
‘The Next Great Migration’ Review: A World in Motion
Wall Street Journal - 1/1/2021 6:31:00 PM
The statistics Ms. Shah marshals are eye-catching: Fifteen million people fled their countries in 2015, more than at any time since World War II ... “The next great migration,” she says ...
High cost of migration and the woes of our workers
The Daily Star - 12/17/2020 6:28:00 PM
The importance of international migration in Bangladesh can hardly be overemphasised. Bangladeshis constitute the fifth largest migrant community in the world. Migration has consistently remained ...
Climate Migration: Bangladesh may see seven-fold hike by 2050
The Daily Star - 12/27/2020 6:47:00 PM
Climate migration in Bangladesh could increase by up to seven-fold, displacing three million people from their homes by 2050 due to climate disasters, a new study found. The rate of migration in ...
Net migration to UK, 333.000 in 2015, provides more ammo to the Leave campaign
Uruguay News - 12/24/2020 11:42:00 PM
Four weeks before the so-called Brexit referendum on June 23, the Office for National Statistics published data putting net migration - the ... saying if we leave, the world as we know it will ...
Brexit Party calls for drastic cut to net migration to the UK
POLITICO - 10/24/2020 12:59:00 PM
Firms argue they may struggle to recruit skilled workers if migration ... the country in the year ending September 2018, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. In previous elections, the Conservatives promised to bring net migration ...
BPI forecast: GDP growing by 7%, jobless rate easing to 7% in 2021
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 12/19/2020 12:00:00 AM
The Philippine economy may grow by 7 percent next year after shrinking by 11 percent this year as mobility improves alongside the migration ... growth rate will only bring the country’s total ...
California’s growth rate at record low as more people leave
CNBC - 12/17/2020 1:24:00 AM
It's only the 12th time since 1900 the state has had a net migration ... a massive migration of people moving west to seek their fortune. The state boomed again following World War II because ...
California’s population growth rate at record low as more people leave
KTLA - 12/16/2020 2:58:00 PM
More people are leaving California than moving here, continuing a trend that coupled with fewer births has slowed the growth rate in the ... the state has had a net migration loss, and the third ...