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According to data from the Office Fédéral de la Statistique, in 2014 15,221 Portuguese arrived in Switzerland, 4,818 less than in the previous year. The official statistical department accounted for a total of 161,149 foreign inflows into Swiss territory that year, with the Portuguese representing 9% of that total. +
Between 2013 and 2014 emigration stabilized at a high, with values exceeding 100 thousand outflows per year, numbers only observed before in the years 1960/70. Since the beginning of the century, emigration has almost tripled, from around 40,000 in 2001 to the current 110,000. +
In 10 years, between 2004 and 2013, Portugal, which had a positive net migration of almost 50 thousand individuals, became one of the European countries with the most negative net in absolute terms (-36 thousand individuals), according to data from the Eurostat on migration in the EU and EFTA countries. +
The Portuguese population emigrated in Denmark, Norway and Sweden has been increasing since 2013, according to data recently published by the statistical agencies of the Scandinavian countries. This increase is a result of the growth in the number of entries of new Portuguese emigrants, especially in Norway and, to a lesser extent, in Denmark. +
According to the data of Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (INSEE), in 2012 about 18 thousand Portuguese arrived in France. Of these, only 14% had a higher education diploma, which made the Portuguese migration the less qualified, along with that of the Turks, of which, on that year, chose France as a destination. +
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