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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Indians among top asylum-seekers, according to the International Migration Outlook 2017


According to the International Migration Outlook 2017 report on Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries, Indians are among top asylum-seekers in other countries such as New Zealand, Australia, Finland, Japan, Latvia, Slovak Republic, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

According to the report on OECD member-nations, top asylum-seekers to New Zealand between 2012 and 2016 were from China, India, Fiji, and Iraq. Among these, India and China were the largest source countries of asylum-seekers (11% and 9%), followed by Fiji (8%), Iraq (7%) and Pakistan (6%). 

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was officially born on 30 September 1961.
  • Angel GurrĂ­a is the Present Secretary-General of OECD.
  • It is the 41st edition of International Migration Outlook 2017.

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