n 2017, 74% of all immigrants were of working age. It makes sense that losing this vital demographic can damage a countrys economy and that gaining these workers can help grow anothers
There are fears that intensified conflict in southern Libya could lead to a large scale displacement crisis in northern Niger
The data is worrying: since the 1970s, the amount of human displacement due to natural disasters has doubled.
A country’s sex ratio (the ratio of men to women in the population) tell us something about its history, social fabric and economic make-up, if the top five countries on either side of the split in Africa are anything to do by.
Some countries in Africa have millions of people who migrated there, usually for permanent residence. But no almost no nation on the continent is unaffected
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