International Migration Outlook 2015

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This publication analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries as well as the evolution of recent labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. It includes a special chapter on : “Changing Patterns in the international migration of doctors and nurses to OECD countries”, as well as country notes and a statistical annex.

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Permanent migration fell by 4.2% in 2013-14 with 207 900 visas issued. There were 190 000 places under the Migration Programme, 13 800 under the Humanitarian Programme, 3 000 permanent places to New Zealand citizens and an additional 1 200 places, following on from the recommendation of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers, under the Family stream. Two-thirds of the Migration Programme visas were issued through the Skill stream and a third through the Family stream, with a small number (0.2%) granted under the Special Eligibility visa category.

English Also available in: French


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