E.g., 11/01/2014
E.g., 11/01/2014

Country Resource - Cape Verde

Cape Verde

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  • Population..........................................................................538,535 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate ............................................................1.39% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................20.72 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................6.17 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...........................-0.64 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.............................Creole (mulatto) 71%, African 28%, European 1%

CIA World Factbook

Very few countries have experienced emigration on a scale approaching that of Cape Verde. Jorgen Carling of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) examines migration's effects on the country's past and present, as well as its implications for the future.

Recent Activity

Along with increased trade and Chinese investment in Africa has come new migration between the two regions. Malia Politzer places this movement in context and looks at the types of Chinese migrants going to Africa and the Africans going to China.

Very few countries have experienced emigration on a scale approaching that of Cape Verde. Jorgen Carling of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) examines migration's effects on the country's past and present, as well as its implications for the future.