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.

English Also available in: French

United Kingdom

In 2014, the number of foreign nationals living in the United Kingdom rose to 5.2 million, an increase of 4% on the year before. Foreign nationals accounted for 8% of the total UK population. Nationals of the post-2004 EU accession countries rose to 1.5 million and comprised 30% of all foreigners. Poles were the largest foreign group, reaching 826 000 in 2014, 16% of all foreign citizens. Foreign-born residents numbered 8.1 million in 2014, equal to 13% of the total population.

English Also available in: French


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