- Wido Geis-Thöne ·
- IW-Trends No. 4 ·
- 13 December 2018
Immigrants’ Intentions: Moving on or Staying
Although Germany has experienced a very high level of net immigration in recent years, the number of foreigners leaving the country has also increased significantly. Of the 708,000 who left Germany in 2017, 30 per cent had been in the country for more than three years and were therefore not typical examples of temporary forms of migration, such as studying abroad or international project work.