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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Immigration to Belgium has recently decreased while emigration has increased. The migration inflow in 2013 amounted to 119 000 persons, after 123 000 in 2012 and 132 000 in 2011 (not counting asylum seekers). The migration outflow rose from 81 000 in 2011 and 84 000 in 2012 to 92 000 in 2013. The largest groups of incoming foreigners in 2013 were nationals of France (13 600), Romania (10 000), the Netherlands (9 000) and Poland (7 500). Similarly, the largest outgoing groups were nationals of France (10 000), the Netherlands (6 800), Romania (4 200) and Poland (4 000).

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