International Migration Outlook 2023:
The ‘International Migration Outlook 2023’ was released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
- India saw the highest migration flows to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries in 2021 and 2022.
- In terms of nationalities, 0.13 million Indian citizens acquired the nationality of an OECD country in 2021.
- Inflows of refugees from Ukraine reached the highest level on record, OECD-wide, due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war; more than 10 million people have become either internally displaced or refugees in the OECD region.
- In terms of workers, migration flows from India (+172 percent), Uzbekistan (+122 percent), and Turkey (+240 percent) rose sharply, making them primary countries of origin after Ukraine.
- It is an international organisation of 38 countries committed to democracy and the market economy.
- Its members are typically democratic countries that support free-market economies.