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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In January 2015, 669 400 immigrants and 135 600 native-born of immigrant parents resided in Norway. Together, they represented 15.6% of the population, a 0.7 percentage points increase from 2014 – the lowest growth since 2006. The largest country of origin for resident immigrants was Poland (91 000). Among Norwegian-born with immigrant parents, most had parents from Pakistan (16 000). In 2013, around 40% of all resident immigrants had lived in Norway for less than five years.

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