Migration from outside EU hits a six-year high

NET migration from outside the European Union hit a six year high last year, it was revealed yesterday.

Growing numbers of people moving to the UK from Asia, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Australasia saw an extra 227,000 people arrive to stay. Analysis revealed it was the highest level since September 2011, when it was 228,000.

And it was the highest December-December comparison since 2004, when net migration stood at 265,000.

Overall net migration – the difference between the numbers of people arriving and departing for at least 12 months – was about...
source: Express

2018-07-17 03:41
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