EghtesadOnline: The number of Afghan migrants returning home from Iran hit an unprecedented high of 800,109 during the first 11 months of 2020.
EghtesadOnline: Over 271 million people in the world do not live in the country in which they were born. These people, called international migrants, represented 3.52% of the world’s population in 2019. There were 1.9 million migrants worldwide originally from Iran in 2019. Iranians accounted for 0.7% of the total population of migrants. Iran’s population was 82.9 million in 2019 and 2.29% didn’t live in their homeland, the United Nations says
EghtesadOnline: Tehran led as a province where migrants arrived and left between October 2011 and 2016, the Statistical Center of Iran announced.
EghtesadOnline: Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean Sea this year are poised to eclipse all of 2015, even as fewer people hazard the journey.
EghtesadOnline: Some 3000 migrants were saved in the Strait of Sicily in 30 separate rescue missions on Tuesday, the Italian coastguard said, bringing the total to almost 10,000 in two days and marking a sharp acceleration in refugee arrivals in Italy.