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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In 2014, 91 380 persons who arrived from abroad registered in Poland for a stay longer than 3 months, 13% more than were recorded in 2013. Over 92% of all registered immigrants were foreigners, mainly from Europe (81% of the total number of foreigners). Recent increases were mainly of Ukrainian citizens: in 2014 they represented around 40% of the total number of foreigners compared with 33% in 2013. Germans (6.9%), Vietnamese (5.2%), Chinese (4.1%), and Russians (3.5%) were the other main groups. Over the period 2009-12, the estimated numbers of emigrants varied between 218 000 and 276 000 annually.

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