Eurostat International Migration statistics: Emigration

This domain comprises series of long-term international emigration during the reference year. Data related to emigrants are disaggregated by age group, sex, citizenship or country of next usual residence. Since 2008 the emigration data by single age by country of birth are also available. **Emigration** denotes the action by which a person, having previously been usually resident in the territory of a Member State, ceases to have his or her usual residence in that Member State for a period that is, or is expected to be, of at least 12 months. **Citizenship** is defined as the particular legal bond between an individual and his/her State, acquired by birth or naturalization, whether by declaration, choice, marriage or other means according to national legislation. **Country of birth** is defined as the country of residence (in its current borders, if the information is available) of the mother at the time of the birth or, in default, the country (in its current borders, if the information is available) in which the birth took place. The starting years of emigration data vary depending on the breakdown: by age and sex - from 1990, by citizenship and by country of next usual residence - from 1998, and by country of birth from 2008. Data until 2008 were collected on the basis of a gentleman's agreement. From 2008 onwards the annual migration data collection is under the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics on migration and international protection. Table codeDescription migr_emi1ctzEmigration by age group, sex and citizenship migr_emi2Emigration by age and sex migr_emi3nxtEmigration by age group, sex and country of next usual residence migr_emi4ctbEmigration by age group, sex and country of birth
Year 1990

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Migration consequences (for migrants, sending and receiving countries)
Migration governance
Cross-cutting topics in migration research
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