International Migration Outlook 2016
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International Migration Outlook 2016

The 2016 edition of the International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of recent immigrants in OECD countries. The report includes two special chapters: “The economic impact of migration: Why the local level matters” and "International migration following environmental and geopolitical shocks: How can OECD countries respond?", as well as country notes and a statistical annex.

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In 2014, 260 400 foreign nationals were granted permanent resident status in Canada, a rise of +0.5% compared with the 2013 level and within the planned admission range of 240 000-265 000. The number of family class immigrants declined by 18% to 66 660 in 2014, while that of refugees declined by 2% to 23 290. In contrast, the number entering as economic immigrants increased by 11% to 165 090 in 2014; of these, 86 950 were spouses and dependents. Within the family class, 48 510 entered as spouses, partners or children, and 18 150 (down by 78% from 2013) as parents or grandparents.

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