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Net migration rate

(migrants per thousand population)

Qatar is the top country by net migration rate in the world. As of 2015, net migration rate in Qatar was 56.51 migrants per thousand population that accounts for 70.94 % of the world's net migration rate. The top 5 countries (others are Lebanon, Oman, Kuwait, and Jordan) account for 267.74 % of it. The world's total net migration rate was estimated at 79.65 migrants per thousand population in 2015.

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What is net migration rate?

The number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over a period, divided by the person-years lived by the population of the receiving country over that period. It is expressed as net number of migrants per 1,000 population.