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Table 5 long-term migration inflows by type (thousand)

From: Exploring the trajectories of highly skilled migration law and policy in Japan and the UK

  year worka family Humanitarian others free movement International studentsb traineesc
Japan 2018 66 31.9 0.1 17 NA 124.2 157.8
2014 29.3 21.4 0.2 12.8 NA 82.5 98.7
2010 19.3 21.9 0.4 14.1 NA 63.5 51.7
UK 2018 36.6 88.7 25.2 32.7 159.5 330.9 NA
2014 79.2 64.4 17.2 22.4 128.2 missing NA
2010 84 64.7 21.3 22.3 98.3 234 NA
  1. Source: OECD, (2012–2020)
  2. a‘Work’ includes HSM schemes in both countries but encompasses other categories as well (e.g. Tier 5 in the UK); therefore, the numerical data is different from Tables 3 and 4
  3. b International students and trainees are temporary migrants in OECD figures
  4. c Trainees are mostly technical interns in Japan