Abstract:Migration flows to the Netherlands continued to increase in 2008, to reach 143 000. Of those, 103 000 were foreign immigrants, up from 80 000 in 2007. Emigration flows (90 000) decreased for the first time after several years, albeit only slightly. The emigration flows of foreign nationals reached 30 000. After including administrative corrections for unreported emigration, the migration surplus (25 737) was positive for the first time since 2003.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2010-06-01