International Migration Outlook 2016

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The 2016 edition of the International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of recent immigrants in OECD countries. The report includes two special chapters: “The economic impact of migration: Why the local level matters” and "International migration following environmental and geopolitical shocks: How can OECD countries respond?", as well as country notes and a statistical annex.

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Ireland registered a total net emigration of 11 600 persons in the year to April 2015, a decrease of almost 10 000 on the previous 12 months. Inward migration continued to increase, to almost 70 000 in the year to April 2015. The main immigrant groups were from the EU12 (13 400). Returning Irish nationals – showing a decrease in number since 2012 – increased slightly, to 12 100.

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