International Migration Outlook 2019

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(CC) International Migration Outlook 2019/OECDThe OECD has recently published the “International Migration Outlook 2019.”

The report analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-OECD economies. It also examines the evolution of labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. This year’s edition includes two special chapters, one on the contribution of temporary migration to the labour markets of OECD countries and the other on the long-term integration effects of family presence. The report also contains country notes and a statistical annex.

According to the new OECD report: Migration flows to OECD countries rose slightly in 2018, with around 5.3 million new, permanent migrants, a 2% increase over 2017. Family and labour migration increased, while the number of asylum applications fell sharply.

Read the OECD International Migration Outlook 2019 online.