International Migration Outlook 2014

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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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In January 2014, immigrants and their descendants in Denmark numbered 626 100, up 25 000 from one year earlier, comprising 11.1% of the overall population. Persons of Turkish origin constituted the largest group, 9.8% of immigrants and their descendants, followed by Poles (5.8%), Germans and Iraqis (5.1% and 4.9% respectively). At the top of the list of groups with the highest population growth during 2012 and 2013 are those of Romanian origin (13% increase in 2012 and 12% in 2013), then those of Polish origin (10% annually) and of Syrian origin (5% in 2012 and 8% in 2013).

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