ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Lack of immigrants risks population decline in rich countries

Labor shortages already threaten economic growth as COVID-19 limits worker mobility

A wall is under construction along the border between the U.S. and Mexico.

TOKYO/NEW YORK -- The COVID-19 pandemic and anti-immigration sentiments in advanced economies have dealt a double blow to the global trend of migration this year. This will increase the risk of a population decrease in these countries, with some observers predicting negative impacts on economies.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more