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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New Zealand

There was a high net migration gain in 2014/15 due to a low net migration loss of New Zealand citizens (5 600) combined with a large net gain of non-New Zealand citizens (63 900). There were net gains in migrants from India (12 000), China (8 000), the United Kingdom (4 300) and the Philippines (4 300). Annual departures of New Zealand citizens to Australia have declined since 2011/12, while the number of New Zealand citizens returning from Australia has increased. The net loss of New Zealand citizens to Australia in 2014/15 was well down from the net loss of 12 300 persons in 2013/14 and 32 700 in 2012/13.

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