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List of sovereign states and dependent territories by immigrant population

These are lists of countries by foreign-born population (immigrants) and lists of countries by number native-born persons living in a foreign country (emigrants).

According to estimates from the UN 2015 report, in 2013, the United States, Germany and Russia had the largest number of immigrants of any country, while Tuvalu and Tokelau had the lowest. In terms of percentage of population the Vatican City and the United Arab Emirates had the highest, while North Korea had the lowest.

According to estimates from the same UN 2015 report, in 2013, India and Mexico had the highest numbers of native-born persons living in a foreign country, while Tokelau and San Marino had the lowest.

UN 2015 report: immigrant populationEdit

This is a list of countries by estimated foreign-born population in 2013, defined by the UN as "persons living in a country other than where they were born,"[1] as reported by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs 2015 report Trends in International Migrant Stock: The 2015 Revision. According to the UN these estimates were "based on official statistics on the foreign-born or the foreign population."[2]

Country Foreign-born population Of world foreign-born population (%) Of total population (%) Notes
World   243,700,236 100 3.3 This figure is the total number of a people living in a country they were not born in.
  United States   46,627,102 19.8 14.3
  Germany   12,005,690 4.9 14.9
  Russia   11,643,276 4.8 7.7
  Saudi Arabia 10,185,945 3.9 31.4
  United Kingdom   8,543,120 3.5 13.2
  United Arab Emirates 8,095,126 3.3 83.7
  Canada 7,835,502 3.2 21.9
  Australia   7,787,057 3.1 33.3
  France   7,784,418 3.1 11.1
  Spain   6,332,428 2.8 12.8
  Italy   5,788,875 2.6 8.3
  India   5,240,960 2.3 0.4
  Ukraine   4,834,898 2.2 11.4
  Thailand 3,913,258 1.6 5.6
  Pakistan 3,628,956 1.8 2.2
  Kazakhstan 3,546,778 1.5 21.1
  South Africa 3,142,511 1.3 6
  Jordan 3,112,026 1.3 40.2
  Turkey   2,964,916 1.3 3.8
  Kuwait 2,866,136 1.3 70
  Hong Kong 2,838,665 1.2 38.9
  Iran 2,726,420 1.1 3.4
  Malaysia 2,514,243 1.1 8.3
  Ivory Coast 2,175,399 1.1 12.0
   Switzerland   2,438,702 1.0 28.9
  Japan 2,043,877 1.1 1.9
  Singapore 2,543,638 1.0 42.9 The percentage of 42.9% includes foreign nationals that work and live in the country.[3] If foreign nationals are excluded, only 23% of citizens and permanent residents in Singapore would be foreign born.[3]
  Israel 2,011,727 0.9 26.5
  Lebanon 1,997,776 0.9 33.3
  Netherlands   1,979,486 0.8 11.1
  Argentina 2,086,302 0.8 4.6
  Sweden   1,639,771 0.7 18.5
  Qatar 1,687,640 0.7 73.8
  Austria   1,492,374 0.6 15.2
  Bangladesh 1,422,805 0.6 0.9
  Syria 875,189 0.6 6.4
  Belgium   1,387,940 0.6 12.9
  Uzbekistan 1,170,899 0.6 4.4
  Greece   1,242,514 0.6 11.1
  Nigeria 1,199,115 0.5 0.7
  South Korea 1,327,324 0.5 2.9
  Venezuela 1,404,448 0.5 3.9
  Chile 469,436 0.2 5.5
  Oman 1,844,978 0.5 30.6
  Mexico 1,193,155 0.5 0.9
  Belarus   1,082,905 0.5 11.6
    Nepal 971,247 0.4 3.5
  Kenya 1,084,357 0.4 2.2
  China 978,046 0.4 0.1
  Portugal   837,257 0.3 7.5
  Serbia   807,441 0.3 5.6
  Libya 771,146 0.3 12.2
  Ireland   746,260 0.3 15.9
  Norway   741,813 0.3 13.8
  Bahrain 729,357 0.3 54.7
  Ethiopia 1,072,949 0.3 0.8
  Brazil 713,568 0.8 0.9
  Burkina Faso 696,983 0.3 4.1
  South Sudan 824,122 0.3 5.6
  Poland   619,403 0.3 1.6
  Croatia   576,883 0.3 17.6
  Denmark   572,520 0.3 9
  Uganda 531,401 0.3 1.4
  New Zealand   1,039,736 0.5 25.1
  Rwanda 452,406 0.2 3.8
  Hungary   449,632 0.3 4.7
  Democratic Republic of Congo 446,924 0.2 0.7
  Sudan 446,707 0.2 1.2
  Republic of Congo 431,470 0.2 9.7
  Costa Rica 419,572 0.2 8.7
  Dominican Republic   415,564 0.2 3.9
  Czech Republic   405,093 0.2 4.0
  Gabon 394,953 0.2 23.6
  Guinea 378,464 0.2 3.2
  Zimbabwe 360,992 0.2 2.6
  Ecuador 359,315 0.2 2.2
  Ghana 358,829 0.2 1.4
  Macau 333,269 0.2 58.8
  Chad 331,251 0.2 3.4
  Sri Lanka 324,977 0.2 1.5
  Azerbaijan 323,843 0.2 3.4
  Armenia 317,001 0.2 10.6
  Finland   315,881 0.2 5.4
  Yemen 314,683 0.2 1.3
  Tanzania 312,778 0.2 0.6
  Egypt 297,448 0.2 0.4
  Indonesia 295,433 0.2 0.1
  Cameroon 291,792 0.2 1.3
  Tajikistan 275,735 0.2 3.4
  Algeria 270,407 0.2 0.7
  Latvia   263,126 0.2 13.8
  Palestine 256,517 0.2 5.9
  Burundi 254,477 0.2 2.5
  Luxembourg   249,325 0.1 43.3
  Slovenia   235,966 0.2 11.3
  Benin 234,241 0.2 2.3
  Kyrgyzstan 226,960 0.1 4.6
  Romania   226,943 0.1 0.9
  Turkmenistan 226,327 0.1 4.3
  Liberia 225,484 0.1 5.3
  Mozambique 218,881 0.1 0.8
  Philippines 211,862 0.09 0.23
  Senegal 209,398 0.1 1.5
  Cyprus 207,313 0.1 18.2
  Malawi 206,578 0.1 1.3
  Brunei 206,173 0.1 49.3
  Togo 202,476 0.1 3.0
  Estonia   202,348 0.1 16.4
  Mali 195,553 0.1 1.3
  Georgia 189,893 0.1 4.4
  Paraguay 185,776 0.1 2.8
  Slovakia   177,190 0.1 3.3
  The Gambia 162,919 0.1 8.8
  Panama 187,416 0.1 4.7
  Bolivia 154,330 0.1 1.4
  Botswana 146,456 0.1 7.2
  Moldova   142,904 0.2 11.2
  Reunion 136,493 0.1 15.6
  Lithuania   136,036 0.1 4.9
  Central African Republic 134,237 0.1 2.9
  Niger 132,294 0.1 0.7
  North Macedonia   130,730 0.1 6.6
  Colombia 129,632 0.1 0.3
  Djibouti 123,537 0.1 14.2
  Afghanistan 105,090 0.1 0.3
  Peru 104,919 0.1 0.3
  French Guiana 104,291 0.1 43.3
  Myanmar 103,117 0.1 0.2
  Bulgaria   102,113 0.1 1.2
  Zambia 98,907 0.1 0.7
  Guadeloupe   98,507 0.1 20.8
  Sierra Leone 96,368 0.1 1.6
  Iraq 95,780 0.1 0.3
  Mauritania 90,206 0.1 2.3
  Angola 87,436 0.1 0.4
  Maldives 84,230 0.1 24.4
    Channel Islands   82,307 0.1 51.0
  Guam   76,089 0.1 49.6
  Cambodia 75,556 0.1 0.5
  Uruguay 73,528 0.1 2.3
  Mayotte 73,107 0.2 32.9
  Guatemala 72,764 0.1 0.5
  Vietnam 68,290 0.1 0.1
  United States Virgin Islands 63,271 0.1 59.3
  New Caledonia   64,290 0.1 24.8
  Bahamas   59,306 0.1 16.3
  Martinique   61,731 0.1 15.0
  Albania   57,616 0.1 3.1
  Namibia 51,448 0.1 2.2
  Bhutan 50,862 0.1 6.7
  Belize 50,860 0.1 15.0
  Morocco 50,771 0.1 0.2
  Montenegro   82,541 0.1 8.2
  North Korea 46,813 0.1 0.2
  Andorra   42,082 0.1 56.9
  Mauritius 44,997 0.1 3.6
  Isle of Man   45,221 0.1 52.0
  Suriname 41,670 0.1 7.5
  El Salvador 41,615 0.1 0.6
  Nicaragua 41,482 0.1 0.7
  American Samoa   23,216 0.1 71.2
  Haiti   39,529 0.1 0.4
  Curacao   37,611 0.1 23.2
  Tunisia 36,526 0.1 0.3
  Aruba   36,114 0.1 34.9
  Jamaica   23,167 0.1 1.3
  French Polynesia   30,058 0.1 12.8
  Iceland   37,522 0.1 10.7
  Trinidad and Tobago 32,488 0.1 2.4
  Malta   41,442 0.1 8.0
  Madagascar 34,313 0.1 0.1
  Barbados   34,475 0.1 11.3
  Antigua and Barbuda   28,083 0.1 31.9
  Honduras 27,503 0.1 0.4
  Sint Maarten 27,021 0.1 59.7
  Swaziland 25,524 0.1 2.0
  Papua New Guinea   25,782 0.1 0.4
  Somalia 24,593 0.1 0.2
  Monaco   21,042 0.1 64.2
  Northern Mariana Islands   21,648 0.1 49.9
  Bosnia and Herzegovina   34,803 0.1 0.6
  Fiji   13,751 0.1 2.5
  Laos 21,801 0.1 0.3
  Bermuda 19,066 0.1 29.1
  Guinea-Bissau 18,024 0.1 1.1
  Mongolia 17,225 0.1 0.6
  Cuba   13,336 0.1 0.1
  Eritrea 15,798 0.1 0.2
  Cape Verde 14,874 0.1 3.0
  Guyana 14,770 0.1 1.7
  Caribbean Netherlands 12,613 0.1 65.9
  Comoros 12,511 0.1 1.7
  Liechtenstein   23,493 0.1 33.1
  Saint Lucia 12,180 0.1 6.7
  Seychelles 12,079 0.1 13.0
  Timor-Leste 11,565 0.1 1.0
  Grenada   7,057 0.1 10.7
  Turks and Caicos Islands 11,356 0.1 24.8
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10,260 0.1 9.4
  Equatorial Guinea 10,141 0.1 1.3
  Gibraltar   11,065 0.1 33.0
  British Virgin Islands   17,308 0.1 32.3
  Solomon Islands   2,585 0.1 1.4
  Anguilla   5,470 0.1 45.6
  Dominica   6,720 0.1 8.9
  Sao Tome and Principe 6,345 0.1 3.3
  Greenland   6,009 0.1 10.4
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 5,673 0.1 10.5
  Samoa   4,929 0.1 3.0
  Palau   5,664 0.1 27.8
  Tonga   5,731 0.1 4.8
  Western Sahara 4,932[citation needed] 0.1 0.9 It is estimated that Moroccan settlers make up at least two thirds of the 580,000 residents of Western Sahara,[4] while most of the native Sahrawis are currently living in exile in refugee camps in neighbouring Algeria.
  San Marino   4,717 0.1 15.4
  Faroe Islands   5,517 0.1 7.4
  Cook Islands   4,152 0.1 15.4
  Vanuatu   3,187 0.1 1.3
  Lesotho 3,095 0.1 0.1
  Wallis and Futuna   2,849 0.1 20.5
  Kiribati   3,153 0.1 2.6
  Micronesia   2,756 0.1 2.6
  Nauru   3,178 0.1 21.1
  Falkland Islands 1,975 0.1 62.1
  Marshall Islands   3,284 0.1 3.2
  Montserrat   1,351 0.1 25.9
  Saint Pierre and Miquelon 972 0.1 17.1
   Vatican City   800 0.1 100.0
  Saint Helena 590 0.1 14.3
  Niue   557 0.1 37.1
  Tokelau   487 0.1 25.4
  Tuvalu   141 0.1 1.6

UN 2015 report: emigrant populationEdit

This is a list of countries by emigrant population, persons not living in their country of birth, based on the UN report International Migrant Stock: The 2015 Revision.[5]

Country Emigrants Notes
Total Of nation[6]
  Afghanistan 4,843,117 12.96%
  Albania 1,122,910 27.94%
  American Samoa 2,035 3.58%
  Algeria 1,763,771 4.26%
  Andorra 7,571 8.13%
  Angola 555,403 2.14%
  Anguilla 2,406 15.03%
  Antigua and Barbuda 65,489 44.46%
  Argentina 940,273 2.12%
  Armenia 937,299 23.70%
  Aruba 16,724 13.92%
  Austria 575,828 6.31%
  Australia 526,579 2.15%
  Azerbaijan 1,146,769 10.52%
  Bahamas 40,095 9.35%
  Bahrain 55,964 4.00%
  Bangladesh 7,205,410 4.28%
  Barbados 98,464 26.16%
  Belarus 1,485,323 13.53%
  Belgium 530,990 4.48%
  Belize 59,884 14.29%
  Benin 615,852 5.36%
  Bermuda 17,046 20.97%
  Bhutan 44,190 5.40%
  Bolivia 799,605 6.94%
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,650,772 30.23%
  Botswana 58,346 2.51%
  Brazil 1,544,024 0.73%
  British Virgin Islands 4,624 14.16%
  Brunei 46,237 9.85%
  Bulgaria 1,176,390 14.13%
  Burkina Faso 1,453,378 7.43%
  Burundi 284,187 2.48%
  Cabo Verde 165,732 24.00%
  Cambodia 1,187,142 7.08%
  Cameroon 328,604 1.39%
  Canada 1,286,176 3.45%
  Caribbean Netherlands 8,920 29.68%
  Cayman Islands 1,569 2.69%
  Central African Republic 440,745 8.17%
    Channel Islands 20,335 11.04%
  Chad 208,335 1.43%
  Chile 612,409 3.40%
  China 9,546,065 0.69%
  Colombia 4,700,000 10.00%
  Comoros 116,516 12.74%
  Congo 220,501 4.56%
  Cook Islands 21,505 58.95%
  Costa Rica 133,185 2.70%
  Croatia 865,147 16.95%
  Cuba 1,426,380 11.13%
  Curacao 69,893 31.10%
  Cyprus 177,185 13.20%
  Czech Republic 932,582 8.13%
  Democratic Republic of Congo 1,403,757 1.68%
  Denmark 250,675 4.23%
  Djibouti 15,927 1.76%
  Dominica 69,817 49.11%
  Dominican Republic 1,304,493 10.96%
  Ecuador 1,101,923 6.93%
  Egypt 3,268,970 3.43%
  El Salvador 1,436,158 18.99%
  Equatorial Guinea 81,029 8.75%
  Eritrea 499,916 8.68%
  Estonia 198,042 13.11%
  Ethiopia 753,492 0.74%
  Faeroe Islands 14,284 22.32%
  Falkland Islands 1,124 27.71%
  Fiji 204,934 18.65%
  Finland 295,077 5.09%
  France 2,145,975 2.91%
  French Guiana 4,372 1.71%
  French Polynesia 1,337 0.49%
  Gabon 63,209 3.53%
  Gambia 89,639 4.31%
  Georgia 838,430 17.33%
  Germany 4,045,411 4.77%
  Ghana 801,710 2.84%
  Gibraltar 13,065 28.86%
  Greece 871,643 7.37%
  Greenland 17,552 23.80%
  Grenada 65,812 37.52%
  Guadeloupe 10,610 2.56%
  Guam 2,144 1.30%
  Guatemala 1,017,517 5.86%
  Guinea 426,941 3.27%
  Guinea-Bissau 101,828 5.67%
  Guyana 460,286 37.03%
  Haiti 1,195,240 9.76%
  Holy See 182 20.87%
  Honduras 648,520 7.43%
  Hong Kong 1,041,264 11.25%
  Hungary 595,937 5.70%
  Iceland 38,496 10.46%
  India 25,575,724 2.17%
  Indonesia 3,876,739 1.48%
  Iran 1,123,383 1.40%
  Iraq 1,479,966 3.90%
  Ireland 882,022 15.83%
  Isle of Man 10,957 11.47%
  Israel 342,585 3.35%
  Italy 2,900,924 4.62%
  Ivory Coast 850,105 3.61%
  Jamaica 1,067,455 27.61%
  Japan 797,496 0.63%
  Jordan 699,719 7.82%
  Kazakhstan 4,075,738 18.78%
  Kenya 455,889 0.96%
  Kiribati 4,717 4.33%
  Kuwait 187,871 4.20%
  Kyrgyzstan 760,847 11.35%
  Laos 1,345,075 16.50%
  Latvia 337,678 14.63%
  Lebanon 798,140 11.96%
  Lesotho 363,763 14.56%
  Liberia 276,630 5.79%
  Libya 141,623 2.20%
  Liechtenstein 3,870 9.39%
  Lithuania 544,120 15.90%
  Luxembourg 61,058 9.72%
  Macau 140,395 17.91%
  North Macedonia 516,024 19.89%
  Madagascar 169,984 0.63%
  Malawi 302,515 1.73%
  Malaysia 1,835,252 5.71%
  Maldives 2,844 0.82%
  Mali 1,005,607 5.40%
  Malta 103,392 18.83%
  Marshall Islands 6,901 11.49%
  Martinique 13,618 3.40%
  Mauritania 119,334 2.85%
  Mauritius 168,255 11.77%
  Mayotte 6,602 3.01%
  Mexico 12,339,062 8.85%
  Micronesia 19,798 15.72%
  Moldova 888,610 17.92%
  Monaco 28,626 43.09%
  Mongolia 59,266 1.96%
  Montenegro 138,356 18.11%
  Montserrat 17,744 78.36%
  Morocco 2,834,641 7.62%
  Mozambique 713,867 2.49%
  Myanmar 2,881,797 5.08%
  Namibia 145,852 5.60%
  Nauru 2,391 19.16%
    Nepal 1,629,306 5.41%
  Netherlands 981,434 5.48%
  New Caledonia 6,330 1.71%
  New Zealand 802,335 15.00%
  Nicaragua 638,958 9.51%
  Niger 356,793 1.76%
  Nigeria 1,093,644 0.59%
  Niue 5,355 81.80%
  North Korea 112,783 0.45%
  Northern Mariana Islands 2,649 4.81%
  Norway 193,477 3.58%
  Oman 21,333 0.27%
  Pakistan 5,935,193 3.05%
  Palau 2,552 12.44%
  Panama 142,706 3.50%
  Papua New Guinea 4,631 0.06%
  Palestine 3,551,185 43.83%
  Paraguay 845,373 11.29%
  Peru 3,000,056 4.30%
  Philippines 5,316,320 5.01%
  Poland 4,449,789 10.33%
  Portugal 2,306,321 18.14%
  Puerto Rico 1,768,384 33.73%
  Qatar 25,681 0.69%
  Reunion 3,028 3.44%
  Romania 3,408,118 14.87%
  Russia 10,576,766 6.87%
  Rwanda 315,866 2.65%
  Saint Helena 3,958 48.19%
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 39,132 41.58%
  Saint Lucia 55,414 23.18%
  Saint Pierre and Miquelon 435 6.67%
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 60,424 36.97%
  Samoa 113,139 36.68%
  San Marino 2,303 6.60%
  Sao Tome and Principe 35,833 15.83%
  Saudi Arabia 270,029 0.78%
  Senegal 586,870 3.73%
  Serbia 964,585 9.83%
  Seychelles 11,772 11.34%
  Sierra Leone 145,003 2.20%
  Singapore 313,884 5.36%
  Sint Maarten 23,811 41.46%
  Slovakia 341,620 5.92%
  Slovenia 140,490 6.36%
  Solomon Islands 3,833 0.65%
  Somalia 1,998,764 15.63%
  South Africa 841,120 1.52%
  South Korea 2,345,840 4.46%
  South Sudan 634,613 4.89%
  Spain 1,251,004 2.60%
  Sri Lanka 1,637,385 7.32%
  Sudan 1,890,861 3.22%
  Suriname 267,800 30.38%
  Swaziland 95,671 6.92%
  Sweden 333,428 3.30%
   Switzerland 664,557 7.41%
  Syria 5,011,509 21.30%
  Tanzania 294,531 0.55%
  Tajikistan 589,748 6.50%
  Thailand 854,327 1.24%
  Timor-Leste 37,311 3.01%
  Togo 446,982 5.77%
  Tokelau 2,255 61.51%
  Tonga 56,524 35.42%
  Trinidad and Tobago 363,332 20.89%
  Tunisia 651,044 5.46%
  Turkey 3,114,471 3.81%
  Turkmenistan 242,948 4.33%
  Turks and Caicos Islands 1,878 3.69%
  Tuvalu 3,472 24.60%
  Uganda 736,017 1.50%
  Ukraine 5,825,745 11.50%
  United Arab Emirates 136,557 1.35%
  United Kingdom 4,917,460 7.05%
  United States of America 3,023,657 0.92%
  United States Virgin Islands 3,407 3.18%
  Uruguay 346,976 9.18%
  Uzbekistan 1,991,040 6.24%
  Vanuatu 8,583 3.40%
  Venezuela 606,344 1.91%
  Vietnam 2,558,678 2.67%
  Wallis and Futuna 7,843 39.13%
  Western Sahara 91,034 13.44%
  Yemen 1,012,889 3.63%
  Zambia 238,121 1.45%
  Zimbabwe 856,345 5.20%

OECD 2015-2016 FactbookEdit

This is a list of countries by foreign-born population (including those who hold only the citizenship of the country of residence), and foreign population, which the OECD defines as the percentage of population who hold a foreign citizenship (including those born in the country of residence), the OECD Factbook 2015-2016:[7][8][9]

Country Foreign-born population, 2013 (%) Foreign population, 2013 (%) Foreign-born nationals, as a percentage of all foreign-born, 2011 or latest
  Australia 27.6 - -
  Austria 16.7 12.6 36.5
  Belgium 15.5 10.9 44.2
  Canada 20 - -
  Czech Republic 7.1 4.2 59.1
  Denmark 8.5 7.1 40.8
  Estonia 10.1 16.1 37.4
  Finland 5.6 3.8 46.3
  France 12.0 6.4 (2012) 53.2
  Germany 12.8 9.3 52.6
  Greece 7.4 (2010) 6.2 20.0
  Hungary 4.5 1.4 71.9
  Iceland 11.5 7.0 47.5
  Ireland 16.4 12.0 (2012) 29.0
  Israel 22.6 - -
  Italy 9.5 8.1 25.0
  Japan - 1.6 -
  South Korea - 2.0 -
  Luxembourg 43.7 45.8 13.9
  Netherlands 11.6 4.9 67.3
  New Zealand 28.2 - -
  Norway 13.9 9.5 46.2
  Poland - - 84.8
  Portugal 8.2 3.7 67.3
  Slovak Republic 3.2 1.1 79.9
  Spain 13.4 10.7 22.1
  Sweden 16.0 7.2 66.6
   Switzerland 28.3 23.3 31.9
  United Kingdom 12.3 7.7 41.6
  United States 13.1 7.0 49.1

UN 2005 reportEdit

This is a list of countries by immigrant population, based on the United Nations report World Population Policies 2005.[10][11] The total immigrant population was estimated to be 186,579,300. UN member and observer states are ranked.

Rank Country Immigrants Notes
Total Of world (%) Of national (%)
1   United States 38,355,000 20.56 12.81 2009: 38.5 million foreign-born residents, 12.5% of the total population.[12]
2   Russia 12,080,000 6.474 8.483
3   Germany 10,144,000 5.437 12.31 2011: 10.7 million foreign-born residents[13]
4   Ukraine 6,833,000 3.662 14.7
5   France 6,471,000 3.468 10.18
6   Saudi Arabia 6,361,000 3.409 25.25
7   Canada 6,200,000 3.272 18.76
8   India 5,700,000 3.055 0.517
9   United Kingdom 5,408,000 2.898 8.982
10   Spain 4,790,000 2.567 10.79 5.6 million (2009) [14]
11   Australia 4,097,000 2.196 19.93 Other sources give higher estimates.[15]
12   People's Republic of China 3,852,000 2.064 0.2944 does not include Hong Kong (SAR) and Macau (SAR)
13   Pakistan 3,254,000 1.744 1.984
14   United Arab Emirates 3,212,000 1.722 71.4
  Hong Kong 2,999,000 1.607 42.59 According to the 2006 By-Census, 60.3% of the population was born in Hong Kong, 33.5% in other parts of China, and 6.2% elsewhere.[16]
15   Israel 2,661,000 1.426 37.87
16   Italy 2,519,000 1.35 4.288 The number of immigrants has risen steeply since the publication of the UN report.[17] According to a 2010 report, the number is now close to 4.3 million.[18]
17   Kazakhstan 2,502,000 1.341 16.88
18   Ivory Coast 2,371,000 1.271 13.06
19   Jordan 2,225,000 1.193 39.01 Note the UN definition of Palestine refugees.[19]
20   Japan 2,048,000 1.098 1.599
21   Iran 1,959,000 1.05 2.861
22   Singapore 1,843,000 0.9878 42.6
  Palestine 1,680,000 0.9004 45.38 Note the UN definition of Palestine refugees.[19]
23   Ghana 1,669,000 0.8945 7.548
24   Kuwait 1,669,000 0.8945 62.11
25    Switzerland 1,660,000 0.8897 22.89
26   Malaysia 1,636,112 0.8784 6.4
27   Netherlands 1,638,000 0.8779 10.05
28   Argentina 1,500,000 0.8039 3.871
29   Turkey 1,328,000 0.7118 1.814
30   Uzbekistan 1,268,000 0.6796 4.768
31   Austria 1,234,000 0.6614 14.9
32   Chile 1,200,000 0.6383 5.50 [20]
33   Sweden 1,117,000 0.5987 12.3
34   South Africa 1,106,000 0.5928 2.332 The real figure may be much higher.[21][22][23] The 2011 Census placed the figure at 4.4%,[24] and that may be an underestimate due to xenophobia.
35   Thailand 1,050,000 0.5628 1.635
36   Bangladesh 1,032,000 0.5531 0.7277
37   Venezuela 1,010,000 0.5413 3.776
38   Syria 985,000 0.5279 5.173 Note the UN definition of Palestine refugees.[19]
39   Greece 974,000 0.522 8.662
40   Nigeria 971,000 0.5204 0.7382
41     Nepal 819,000 < 0.5 3.018
42   Tanzania 792,000 < 0.5 2.066
43   Burkina Faso 773,000 < 0.5 5.844
44   Portugal 764,000 < 0.5 7.204
45   Belgium 719,000 < 0.5 6.901
46   Poland 703,000 < 0.5 1.843
47   Croatia 661,000 < 0.5 14.52
48   Lebanon 1,657,000 < 0.5 27.58 1.1 million Syrian refugees; Note the UN definition of Palestine refugees.[19]
49   Mexico 644,000 < 0.5 0.6017
50   New Zealand 642,000 < 0.5 15.48
51   Brazil 641,000 < 0.5 0.3439
52   Sudan 639,000 < 0.5 1.727
53   Qatar 637,000 < 0.5 75.9
54   Oman 628,000 < 0.5 24.46
55   Libya 618,000 < 0.5 10.56
56   Ireland 585,000 < 0.5 13.81
57   Ethiopia 555,000 < 0.5 0.7393
58   South Korea 551,000 < 0.5 1.152 Over 1.5 million foreign residents as of June 2013.[25]
59   Uganda 539,000 < 0.5 0.9086
60   Democratic Republic of the Congo 518,000 < 0.5 1.876
61   Serbia and Montenegro 512,000 < 0.5 4.726 The UN report was produced before Montenegro declared independence from Serbia on June 3, 2006. 822,308 foreign-born according to the 2011 Serbian Census.[26]
62   Zimbabwe 511,000 < 0.5 3.928
63   Czech Republic 453,000 < 0.5 4.413
64   Latvia 449,000 < 0.5 19.46 Note the special case of Latvian non-citizens
65   Costa Rica 441,000 < 0.5 10.19
66   Moldova 440,000 < 0.5 12.96
67   Chad 437,000 < 0.5 4.483
68   Mozambique 406,000 < 0.5 2.051
69   Guinea 406,000 < 0.5 4.318
70   Denmark 389,000 < 0.5 7.163
71   Philippines 374,000 < 0.5 0.4503
72   Sri Lanka 368,000 < 0.5 1.774
73   Kenya 345,000 < 0.5 1.007
74   Norway 655,000 < 0.5 13.1 Updated feb. 2013
75   Senegal 326,000 < 0.5 2.796
76   Hungary 316,000 < 0.5 3.136
77   Cambodia 306,000 < 0.5 4.703
78   Tajikistan 304,000 < 0.5 2.16
79   Bahrain 295,000 < 0.5 42.22
80   Republic of the Congo 288,000 < 0.5 7.202
81   Kyrgyzstan 288,000 < 0.5 5.471
82   Somalia 282,000 < 0.5 3.427
83   Zambia 279,000 < 0.5 2.165
84   Malawi 275,000 < 0.5 2.357
85   Yemen 265,000 < 0.5 1.263
  Macau 257,000 < 0.5 51.09 According to the 2006 By-Census, 42.5% of the population was born in Macau, 51% in other parts of China, and 6.5% elsewhere.[27]
86   Gabon 245,000 < 0.5 17.7
87   Algeria 242,000 < 0.5 0.7366
88   Armenia 235,000 < 0.5 7.308
89   Gambia 232,000 < 0.5 15.29
90   Turkmenistan 231,000 < 0.5 1.406
91   Estonia 224,000 < 0.5 4.634
92   Chile 202,000 < 0.5 15.19
93   Georgia 191,000 < 0.1 4.269
94   Togo 183,000 < 0.1 2.978
95   Benin 182,000 < 0.1 2.164
96   Azerbaijan 175,000 < 0.1 2.074
97   Luxembourg 174,000 < 0.1 37.42
98   Paraguay 168,000 < 0.1 2.728
99   Egypt 167,000 < 0.1 8.332
100   Slovenia 166,000 < 0.1 0.2242
101   Lithuania 165,000 < 0.1 4.809
102   Indonesia 160,000 < 0.1 0.0718
103   Finland 156,000 < 0.1 2.962
104   Dominican Republic 156,000 < 0.1 1.754
105   Namibia 143,000 < 0.1 7.041
106   Cameroon 137,000 < 0.1 0.8394
107   Romania 133,000 < 0.1 0.596
108   Morocco 132,000 < 0.1 0.4193
109   Brunei 124,000 < 0.1 33.16
110   Slovakia 124,000 < 0.1 2.296
111   Niger 124,000 < 0.1 0.8884
112   Colombia 123,000 < 0.1 0.2697
113   Rwanda 121,000 < 0.1 1.339
114   North Macedonia 121,000 < 0.1 5.949
115   Sierra Leone 119,000 < 0.1 2.154
116   Myanmar 117,000 < 0.1 0.2316
117   Cyprus 116,000 < 0.1 13.89
118   Bolivia 116,000 < 0.1 1.263
119   Ecuador 114,000 < 0.1 0.8618
120   Bulgaria 104,000 < 0.1 1.346
121   Panama 102,000 < 0.1 3.156
122   Burundi 100,000 < 0.1 1.325
123   Uruguay 84,000 < 0.1 2.426
124   Albania 83,000 < 0.1 2.317
125   Botswana 80,000 < 0.1 4.533
126   Central African Republic 76,000 < 0.1 1.882
127   Cuba 74,000 < 0.1 0.6501
128   Comoros 67,000 < 0.1 8.396
129   Mauritania 66,000 < 0.1 2.151
130   Madagascar 63,000 < 0.1 0.3386
131   Angola 56,000 < 0.1 0.3513
132   Guatemala 53,000 < 0.1 0.4141
133   Andorra 52,000 < 0.1 77.25
134   Liberia 50,000 < 0.1 1.523
135   Mali 46,000 < 0.1 0.3403
136   Swaziland 45,000 < 0.1 4.36
137   Afghanistan 43,000 < 0.1 0.144
138   Peru 42,000 < 0.1 0.1502
139   Belize 41,000 < 0.1 15.19
140   Bosnia and Herzegovina 41,000 < 0.1 0.9113
141   Tunisia 38,000 < 0.1 0.3762
142   Trinidad and Tobago 38,000 < 0.1 2.912
143   North Korea 37,000 < 0.1 0.16
144   The Bahamas 32,000 < 0.1 9.907
145   Haiti 30,000 < 0.1 0.3518
146   Nicaragua 28,000 < 0.1 0.5103
147   Iraq 28,000 < 0.1 0.0972
148   Barbados 26,000 < 0.1 9.311
149   Honduras 26,000 < 0.1 0.3609
150   Monaco 25,000 < 0.1 70.11
151   Laos 25,000 < 0.1 0.422
152   Papua New Guinea 25,000 < 0.1 0.4247
153   El Salvador 24,000 < 0.1 0.3429
154   Iceland 23,000 < 0.1 7.667
155   Mauritius 21,000 < 0.1 1.687
156   Vietnam 21,000 < 0.1 0.0249
157   Djibouti 20,000 < 0.1 2.522
158   Guinea-Bissau 19,000 < 0.01 1.198
159   Antigua and Barbuda 18,000 < 0.01 22.09
160   Jamaica 18,000 < 0.01 0.679
161   Fiji 17,000 < 0.01 2.005
162   Eritrea 15,000 < 0.01 0.3408
163   Liechtenstein 12,000 < 0.01 35.31
164   Grenada 11,000 < 0.01 10.68
165   Malta 11,000 < 0.01 2.723
166   Cape Verde 11,000 < 0.01 2.17
167   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10,000 < 0.01 8.403
168   Bhutan 10,000 < 0.01 0.448
169   Saint Lucia 9,000 < 0.01 5.6
170   Samoa 9,000 < 0.01 4.865
171   Mongolia 9,000 < 0.01 0.3401
172   San Marino 9,000 < 0.01 32.01
173   São Tomé and Príncipe 7,000 < 0.01 4.459
174   Equatorial Guinea 6,000 < 0.01 1.19
175   Lesotho 6,000 < 0.01 0.334
176   East Timor 6,000 < 0.01 0.6336
177   Dominica 5,000 < 0.01 7.257
178   Nauru 5,000 < 0.01 38.45
179   Seychelles 5,000 < 0.01 6.199
180   Suriname 5,000 < 0.01 1.114
181   Federated States of Micronesia 4,000 < 0.01 3.687
182   Saint Kitts and Nevis 4,000 < 0.01 9.369
183   Palau 3,000 < 0.01 15.04
184   Kiribati 3,000 < 0.01 3.02
185   Cook Islands 3,000 < 0.01 16.04 Self-governing state in free association with New Zealand
186   Maldives 3,000 < 0.01 0.9119
187   Solomon Islands 3,000 < 0.01 0.6276
188   Marshall Islands 2,000 < 0.01 3.228
189    Vatican City 1,000 < 0.01 100 Due to the unique nature of the Vatican state, there are no natural citizens
190   Tonga 1,000 < 0.01 0.9804
191   Vanuatu 1,000 < 0.01 0.4739
192   Guyana 1,000 < 0.01 0.1332
193   Tuvalu 300 < 0.01 2.873
194   Niue 100 < 0.01 4.617 Self-governing state in free association with New Zealand

  Western Sahara did not supply data. Western Sahara is a disputed territory in North Africa, mostly administered by Morocco, and claimed by both Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. Immigration to the Moroccan-administered region is primarily from other Moroccan regions. The area administered by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic is sparsely populated.)

See alsoEdit

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