Immigration to the UK

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Net migration 2015
330,000
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Between 2004-2006
181,000 immigrants entered the UK from Eastern Europe
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Causes of migration
Successive UK governments have encouraged immigration because most-in migrants are young adults and are economically active. They also help to counter problems of an ageing population and rising dependency.
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Select Committee for Economic affairs- 2008
Suggested that the overall benefits of immigration to the UK economy had been exaggerated and that the economic benefits depend on the skills of the immigrants.
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Poland GNI per capita-2013
22,790
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UK GNI per capita-2013
38,160
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Select Committee for Economic affairs- 2008

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Poland GNI per capita-2013

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