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Connecting with Emigrants

A Global Profile of Diasporas 2015

Published on November 03, 2015

Also available in: French

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This publication describes the size and characteristics of emigrant populations by origin countries with a special focus on educational attainment and labour force status. It offers origin countries a detailed picture of the size and composition of their diasporas, as well as their evolution since 2000. It contains an overview chapter and six regional chapters, covering: Asia and Oceania, Latin America and the Caribbean; OECD countries; Non-OECD European and Central Asian countries; Middle East and North Africa; and Sub-Saharan Africa.  Regional chapters are followed by a regional note and country notes.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
A profile of today's diasporas
Asia and Oceania21 chapters available
Asia and Oceania: Diaspora profile
Asia and Oceania
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Cambodia
China
Fiji
India
Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia
Myanmar
Nepal
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Tonga
Viet Nam
Latin America and the Caribbean24 chapters available
Latin America and the Caribbean: Diaspora profile
Latin America and the Carribean
Argentina
Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Trinidad and Tobago
Uruguay
Venezuela
OECD countries36 chapters available
OECD countries: Diaspora profile
OECD countries
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Chile
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Luxembourg
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Non-OECD European countries and Central Asia16 chapters available
Non-OECD European countries and Central Asia: Diaspora profile
Non-OECD European countries and Central Asia
Albania
Armenia
Bulgaria
Croatia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lithuania
Moldova
Romania
Russian Federation
Serbia
Tajikistan
Ukraine
Middle East and North Africa19 chapters available
Middle East and North Africa: Diaspora profile
Middle East and North Africa
Algeria
Bahrain
Egypt
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Libya
Morocco
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Sudan
Syria
Tunisia
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Sub-Saharan Africa36 chapters available
Sub-Saharan Africa: Diaspora profile
Sub-Saharan Africa
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Chad
Congo
Côte d'Ivoire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Kenya
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Annexes3 chapters available
Data sources and definitions
Expatriation rates by country of birth, 2010/11
Expatriation rates for nurses and doctors, circa 2010
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