International Migration Outlook 2014
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International Migration Outlook 2014

This flagship publication on migration analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries. This edition also contains two special chapters on "The labour market integration of immigrants and their children: developing, activating and using skills" and "Managing labour migration: Smart policies to support economic growth". It also includes Country notes and a Statistical Annex. This special edition is launched at the occasion of the High-level Policy Forum on Migration (Paris, 1-2 December 2014).

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On 1 January 2013, there were 3.54 million residents in the Netherlands with at least one foreign-born parent (non-native background). By 1 January 2014, this number had risen to 3.59 million or 21.4% of the Dutch population. The main non-native backgrounds were Turkey (396 000 on 1 January 2014), Morocco (375 000) Indonesia (372 000), Germany (369 000), and Surinam (348 000). Since 1996 the number of those with non-native background has increased by 44%, while the rest of the population increased by 1.8%. Most of the increase was due to growing flows from Central and Eastern European and from non-Western – particularly Asian – countries. Most residents with non-native background are Dutch nationals.

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