Category Archives: statistics

The true effect of migration: growth, higher wages, lower taxes

Closing borders does NOT reduce migration: Closing borders, as also shown in a report by the UK Home Office, would have the effect of diminishing circular EU migration. EU migrants, now able to go to another country, go back to their country of … Continue reading

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How many refugees does each EU country take?

Here you can access a series of clear graphs on the proportion of refugees taken by each country in the EU. Sweden and Germany take the highest number per population. This is partly because Sweden and Germany are more likely … Continue reading

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The perilous journey of asylum seekers to the EU

The BBC reports that this year, 63,000 migrants have reached Greece and 62,000 Italy. 1,865 died in the crossing, mostly trying to get to Italy. Last year, 3,279 people died. “The largest migrant group by nationality in 2015 is Syrians – … Continue reading

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Population increase and decrease in the EU

(only available in German) Population change from 2001 to 2011 – Red: increase – Blue: decrease

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Maps of migration to the US

Here you can find 37 beautiful maps explaining migration to the US. A few points: The US have the highest absolute number of migrants than any other country at 19.8%, according to a UN Report based on 2005 data. In … Continue reading

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Where are Syrian refugees? Hans Rosling’s video

Here is Professor Hans Rosling showing to which countries Syrian refugees have fled. DATA SOURCES http://data.unhcr.org/syrianrefugees/regional.php http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/european-agenda-migration/

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UK jobs and migration

A recent LSE Briefing on Migration by Dr Jonathan Wadsworth shows that: “Immigrants do not account for a majority of new jobs. The immigrant share in new jobs is – and always has been – broadly the same as the share … Continue reading

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