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Graphic: Ireland has highest net emigration level in Europe

Ireland has gone from having the highest net immigration level in Europe in 2006 to the highest net emigration level in 2012

Ireland had the highest net outward migration in Europe in 2012. Source: Eurostat data, image tweeted by @cigolo

Thu, Nov 21, 2013, 10:40

   

In the news pages today, we have a story on the Eurostat migration statistics published yesterday which show Ireland has gone from having the highest net immigration level in Europe in 2006 to the highest net emigration level in 2012. Here’s the full story.

@cigolo tweeted a good graphic yesterday which nicely illustrates where Ireland stands in relation to the rest of Europe: