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The U.S. ranks 26th in net migration

4 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2012 the United States had a net migration rate of 3.62, which is enough to make the United States rank twenty-sixth out of two hundred twenty-one countries ranked in that category. Qatar ranks first, with a net migration rate of 40.62. According to the Factbook, “net migration” measures “the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons.”

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The U.S. ranks 18th in net migration

10 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook’s 2010 estimate, there are 4.25 migrants for every 1000 people in the U.S., which makes the United States rank eighteenth out of 180 countries ranked in that category. The United Arab Emirates ranks first, with 21.71 migrants for every 1000 people.

The U.S. ranks 12th in potential net migration

1 January 2010 Leave a comment

According to a poll conducted by the Gallup Corporation, the United States has a Potential Net Migration Index (PNMI) value of 60%. This makes the United States rank twelfth out of 135 nations. Singapore ranks first, with a PNMI value of 260%.

According to the Gallup website, “The Potential Net Migration Index is the estimated number of adults who would like to move permanently out of a country subtracted from the estimated number who would like to move into it, as a proportion of the total adult population.”

The U.S. ranks 38th in immigrants

17 October 2009 Leave a comment

According to the 2009 United Nations Human Development Report, immigrants make up 13.0% of the total population of the United States, which makes the United States rank thirty-eighth in that category. Qatar ranks first, with immigrants comprising 80.5% of the total population.

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The U.S. ranks 47th in emigrants to Asia

15 October 2009 Leave a comment

According to the 2009 United Nations Human Development Report, 20.1% of all emigrants from the United States reside in Asia, which makes the United States rank forty-seventh in that category. Nepal ranks first, with 95% of all Nepali emigrants living in Asia.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in net migration

1 July 2009 2 comments

According to the World Bank’s 2009 World Development Report, between 2000 and 2005, the United States had a total net migration of 6,493,000 people, which made the United States rank first in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 39th in migration

6 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the United Nations’ publication, International Migration, 2006, the United States has an average annual net migration rate (i.e., people moving into and out of the United States) of 3.98 people per 1,000 population, a rate that makes the United States rank thirty-ninth in that category. The United Arab Emirates ranks first, with a net migration rate of 49.59 per 1,000.

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