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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Migration inflows to Italy continued to fall in 2014 while outflows continued to grow, especially outflows of Italian citizens. The migration inflow stood at 277 630 in 2014 (-9.7% compared with 2013), and was composed of 248 360 foreigners (-11%) and 29 270 Italian citizens (+3%). Nationals of Romania (50 700), Morocco (17 640), China (15 830) and Bangladesh (12 670) were the largest groups of foreign citizens. The migration outflow  grew from 125 730 persons (including 82 100 Italians) in 2013 to 136 330 (including 88 860 Italians) in 2014. Emigration of Italian citizens more than doubled between 2010 and 2014. Their main destination countries were the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland and France.

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