May 20, 2014

China migration on the rise

Analysts have noted a change in global migration patterns, with more and more people settling in China.

The 2013 World Migration Report has revealed that 685,775 migrants arrived in China in 2010. This figure is 35% higher than that in 2000, and 29% higher than that in 2006.

The report suggested that China had become increasingly more attractive as a destination due to its rapid economic growth and demographic changes. High demand for labor has led to wage rises and greater mandate for foreign labor.

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