Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) fell 7.218407867879% to 240,000 persons in Belgium in 2017

Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) (persons)
Society | Belgium | February 1, 2019
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Five years cumulative net migration reached 240,000 persons in 2017 in Belgium, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.22 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, five years cumulative net migration in Belgium reached an all time high of 294,270 persons in 2007 and an all time low of 18,478 persons in 1982. When compared to Belgium's main peers, five years cumulative net migration in France amounted to 400,002 persons, 1,850,000 persons in Germany, 25,001 persons in Luxembourg and 80,000 persons in Netherlands in 2017.

Belgium has been ranked 19th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of five years cumulative net migration, 2 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
Austria persons ... ... ... 267,172 ... ... ... ...
Belgium persons ... ... ... 258,672 ... ... ... ...
Denmark persons ... ... ... 106,841 ... ... ... ...
France persons ... ... ... 361,722 ... ... ... ...
Germany persons ... ... ... 1,777,126 ... ... ... ...
Italy persons ... ... ... 264,145 ... ... ... ...
Luxembourg persons ... ... ... 48,704 ... ... ... ...
Netherlands persons ... ... ... 62,687 ... ... ... ...
Poland persons ... ... ... -73,997 ... ... ... ...
Spain persons ... ... ... -570,000 ... ... ... ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... 990,000 ... ... ... ...