Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) fell 10.0% to 6,832 persons in Belize in 2017

Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) (persons)
Society | Belize | February 1, 2019
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Five years cumulative net migration reached 6,832 persons in 2017 in Belize, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.0 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, five years cumulative net migration in Belize reached an all time high of 11,909 persons in 1997 and an all time low of -13,542 persons in 1977. When compared to Belize's main peers, five years cumulative net migration in Guatemala amounted to -46,073 persons, -14,001 persons in Honduras, -300,000 persons in Mexico and 4,500,000 persons in USA in 2017.

Belize has been ranked 58th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of five years cumulative net migration, 9 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Net migration is the net total of migrants during a given period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and non-citizens.

Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belize persons ... ... ... 7,594 ... ... ... ...
Canada persons ... ... ... 1,145,721 ... ... ... ...
China persons ... ... ... -1,698,448 ... ... ... ...
El Salvador persons ... ... ... -240,415 ... ... ... ...
Guatemala persons ... ... ... -50,131 ... ... ... ...
Honduras persons ... ... ... -15,001 ... ... ... ...
Japan persons ... ... ... 358,133 ... ... ... ...
Mexico persons ... ... ... -300,000 ... ... ... ...
Nicaragua persons ... ... ... -135,000 ... ... ... ...
USA persons ... ... ... 4,500,000 ... ... ... ...