International Migration Outlook 2023: Nearly half a million Indians migrated to OECD countries in 2021

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Source: The post is based on the article International Migration Outlook 2023: Nearly half a million Indians migrated to OECD countries in 2021published in “Down To Earth” on 30th October 2023

Why in the News?

The International Migration Outlook 2023 has been released.

What is the International Migration Outlook 2023?

Released by: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Aim: To analyze the migration trends worldwide.

Key Highlights from the report:

SpecificationDetails
India Leads in Migration to OECD CountriesIndia has emerged as the leading source of migration to OECD nations in 2021 and 2022, surpassing China and other countries.
Climate induced displacementClimate-induced displacement is a growing concern, but very few OECD nations have clear policies to address this issue.
Trends in International MigrationThe top four destination countries are:The United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain.They registered year-on-year increases between 21% and 35%.
Type of Migration(1)In 2022, family migration remained the primary category of entry for new permanent-type migrants.It represented 40% of all permanent-type migration.
(2)
The share of labour migration has increased over time.In 2022, labour migration represented 21% of permanent-type migration, it accounted for only 16% in 2019.

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