Germany world’s 2nd immigration destination with spike of almost 40%

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Germany has become the second most popular immigration destination after the US, overtaking Canada and Australia. New figures by Germany’s statistics reveal a spike by 13 percent over 2013 alone.The latest provisional figures from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) show the number of people moving to Germany jumping to 1,226,000. Over the same period, 789,000 people left the country.The majority of those figures were non-German immigrants coming from European Union countries (727,000), with Poland as the top country of origin (189,000), Deutsche Welle reported.The OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) provided the information on Germany becoming the second most popular country for immigrants, which represents “a boom – without any exaggeration,” Thomas Liebig, an expert on international migration in the organization, told Reuters.

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