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Net migration 2000-2013
Rui Pena Pires* e Inês Espírito-Santo*
According to Eurostat data on migration in the EU and EFTA countries, Portugal, which had a positive net migration of 47,000 individuals in 2000, became, in 2013, one of the European countries with the top negative net migration both in absolute values (-36 thousand individuals) and relative values (-0.3% of the resident population). That year, only Poland, Greece and Spain had larger negative net migration in absolute values. Excluding the impact of return migration, only Poland and Romania had larger negative net migration than Portugal.


Series OEm Fact Sheets
Number  04
Date  September 2016
Pages  19
ISNN   2183-4385
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMFS032015-pt-en
Keywords  Migration net, Portugal European Union
Contents  Evolution of migration net, 2000-2013. Comparison in the European space (2013). Notes on the data. Metadata. Annex (tables)
Cite as  Pires, Rui Pena, e Inês Espírito-Santo (2016), “Saldos migratórios 2000-2013”, OEm Fact Sheets, 4, Observatório da Emigração, CIES-IUL, ISCTE-IUL. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMFS042016.


Graph 6  Migration net without returns as a percentage of resident population, EU and EFTA countries, 2013


Note Excluding countries with less than one million inhabitants (Cyprus, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Malta).
Source  Graph by OEm, data from Eurostat, Database on Population and Social Conditions, Demography and Migration (pop).   


* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal

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