E.g., 11/20/2014
E.g., 11/20/2014

Country Resource - Finland

Finland

FI
  • Population......................................................................5,268,799 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................0.05% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................10.35 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate................................................10.51 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................0.62 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups.......Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.6%, Russian 0.5%, Estonian 0.3%, Roma (Gypsy) 0.1%, Sami 0.1% (2006)

CIA World Factbook

Arno Tanner of the Finnish Immigration Service and the Universities of Helsinki, and Tampere discusses the historical and current state of migration to and from Finland, and the country's immigration policy priorities going forward.

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Arno Tanner of the Finnish Immigration Service and the Universities of Helsinki, and Tampere discusses the historical and current state of migration to and from Finland, and the country's immigration policy priorities going forward.

The efforts of Nordic countries to provide safe harbor to refugees are outlined by Mette Honore, Senior Legal Consultant to the Danish Refugee Council.

Books
October 2005

This volume finds that while emigration may be beneficial in some cases, unhindered high-skilled emigration, particularly in the case of sub-Saharan Africa, can have disastrous consequences. The author, Arno Tanner, recommends specific policies where carefully targeted development measures could be used to mitigate the negative consequences of brain drain.