International Migration Outlook 2011

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This  publication analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-member countries including migration of highly qualified and low qualified workers, temporary and permanent, as well as students. Three special chapters cover: the 50th anniversary of the OECD and the work of the SOPEMI, migrant entrepreneurship, and migration to Israel.

English Also available in: French


In 2009, according to national statistics, 26 700 persons migrated to Finland, which is 8% less than in 2008. Out of these immigrants, foreign nationals accounted for 18 100, a slight decrease compared to the previous year (19 900). The main immigrating groups came from Estonia (3 176), the Russian Federation (2 336), Iraq (907), Somalia (804) and Sweden (836). Preliminary statistics show that 24 600 people moved to Finland in 2010.

English Also available in: French

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