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People > International migrant stock > % of population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: International migrant stock (% of population). International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees. The data used to estimate the international migrant stock at a particular time are obtained mainly from population censuses. The estimates are derived from the data on foreign-born population--people who have residence in one country but were born in another country. When data on the foreign-born population are not available, data on foreign population--that is, people who are citizens of a country other than the country in which they reside--are used as estimates. After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 people living in one of the newly independent countries who were born in another were classified as international migrants. Estimates of migrant stock in the newly independent states from 1990 on are based on the 1989 census of the Soviet Union. For countries with information on the international migrant stock for at least two points in time, interpolation or extrapolation was used to estimate the international migrant stock on July 1 of the reference years. For countries with only one observation, estimates for the reference years were derived using rates of change in the migrant stock in the years preceding or following the single observation available. A model was used to estimate migrants for countries that had no data.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Northern Mariana Islands 101.74% 2010
2 Qatar 74.61% 2010
3 Andorra 71.68% 2010
4 Kuwait 70.11% 2010
5 Cayman Islands 64.29% 2010
6 Monaco 63.98% 2010
7 Macau 56.06% 2010
8 Isle of Man 52.32% 2010
9 American Samoa 50.99% 2010
10 Guam 49.48% 2010
11 Jordan 49.17% 2010
12 Channel Islands 46.88% 2010
13 Hong Kong 39.03% 2010
14 United Arab Emirates 39.01% 2010
15 Singapore 38.74% 2010
16 Israel 38.57% 2010
17 San Marino 37.86% 2010
18 Brunei 36.98% 2010
19 Liechtenstein 34.71% 2010
20 Luxembourg 34.17% 2010
21 Aruba 33.73% 2010
22 Bermuda 30.62% 2010
Western Europe average (profile) 29.66% 2010
23 Oman 29.47% 2010
24 Palau 28.22% 2010
25 Saudi Arabia 26.74% 2010
Tourist destinations average (profile) 26.46% 2010
26 Bahrain 25.2% 2010
27 Antigua and Barbuda 23.99% 2010
28 New Caledonia 23.91% 2010
29 Switzerland 22.53% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 22.15% 2010
30 New Zealand 22.03% 2010
31 Australia 21.35% 2010
32 Canada 21.1% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 20.91% 2010
33 Turks and Caicos Islands 20.19% 2010
34 Ireland 20.08% 2010
35 Kazakhstan 18.87% 2010
36 Gabon 18.26% 2010
37 Lebanon 17.46% 2010
38 The Gambia 17.26% 2010
39 Croatia 15.84% 2010
40 Austria 15.62% 2010
41 Belize 15.17% 2010
42 Latvia 14.96% 2010
43 Cyprus 13.98% 2010
44 Sweden 13.93% 2010
45 Spain 13.84% 2010
46 United States 13.84% 2010
47 Djibouti 13.69% 2010
48 Estonia 13.62% 2010
49 Germany 13.16% 2010
50 French Polynesia 12.98% 2010
Europe average (profile) 12.86% 2010
51 Cote d'Ivoire 12.68% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.45% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.42% 2010
52 Seychelles 12.07% 2010
53 Grenada 12.03% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 11.86% 2010
54 Iceland 11.7% 2010
55 Belarus 11.49% 2010
56 Moldova 11.46% 2010
57 Ukraine 11.46% 2010
58 Libya 11.3% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 11.19% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.12% 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 11.12% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 11.1% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 10.99% 2010
59 Armenia 10.94% 2010
60 Netherlands 10.55% 2010
61 Costa Rica 10.48% 2010
62 United Kingdom 10.36% 2010
63 France 10.28% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 10.27% 2010
64 Syria 10.24% 2010
65 Greenland 10.23% 2010
66 Greece 10.02% 2010
67 Barbados 10.01% 2010
European Union average (profile) 9.95% 2010
68 Norway 9.93% 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 9.82% 2010
69 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.64% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 9.43% 2010
70 European Union 9.4% 2010
71 The Bahamas 9.27% 2010
72 Belgium 8.95% 2010
Landlocked countries average (profile) 8.73% 2010
73 Denmark 8.72% 2010
74 Puerto Rico 8.71% 2010
75 Portugal 8.64% 2010
76 Russia 8.62% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.54% 2010
77 Malaysia 8.34% 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 8.06% 2010
78 Slovenia 8% 2010
79 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.88% 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 7.85% 2010
80 Dominica 7.73% 2010
81 Ghana 7.63% 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 7.55% 2010
82 Suriname 7.52% 2010
83 Italy 7.38% 2010
84 Serbia 7.21% 2010
85 Montenegro 6.86% 2010
86 Burkina Faso 6.71% 2010
87 Faeroe Islands 6.58% 2010
88 Namibia 6.37% 2010
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 6.37% 2010
89 Republic of Macedonia 6.17% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.14% 2010
90 Botswana 5.83% 2010
91 Saint Lucia 5.74% 2010
92 Bhutan 5.61% 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5.35% 2010
93 Samoa 4.83% 2010
94 Dominican Republic 4.34% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 4.33% 2010
95 Czech Republic 4.31% 2010
96 Rwanda 4.3% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.26% 2010
97 Finland 4.21% 2010
98 Turkmenistan 4.12% 2010
99 Uzbekistan 4.12% 2010
100 Kyrgyzstan 4.09% 2010
101 Lithuania 3.92% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.9% 2010
102 Georgia 3.76% 2010
103 Tajikistan 3.73% 2010
104 South Africa 3.73% 2010
105 Malta 3.72% 2010
106 Hungary 3.68% 2010
107 Guinea 3.63% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.63% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.6% 2010
108 Argentina 3.59% 2010
109 Nepal 3.52% 2010
110 Republic of the Congo 3.48% 2010
111 Venezuela 3.47% 2010
112 Swaziland 3.39% 2010
113 Mauritius 3.35% 2010
114 Chad 3.31% 2010
115 Panama 3.29% 2010
116 Marshall Islands 3.26% 2010
117 Sao Tome and Principe 2.95% 2010
118 Togo 2.94% 2010
119 Azerbaijan 2.92% 2010
120 Iran 2.86% 2010
121 Zimbabwe 2.85% 2010
122 Albania 2.83% 2010
123 Mauritania 2.75% 2010
124 Ecuador 2.62% 2010
125 Trinidad and Tobago 2.59% 2010
126 Federated States of Micronesia 2.57% 2010
127 Paraguay 2.5% 2010
128 Cape Verde 2.47% 2010
129 Pakistan 2.45% 2010
130 Benin 2.44% 2010
131 Liberia 2.43% 2010
132 Slovakia 2.41% 2010
133 Uruguay 2.37% 2010
134 Cambodia 2.34% 2010
failed states average (profile) 2.3% 2010
135 Yemen 2.28% 2010
136 Poland 2.17% 2010
137 Fiji 2.15% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.03% 2010
138 Kiribati 2.02% 2010
139 Kenya 2% 2010
140 Comoros 1.98% 2010
141 Turkey 1.96% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 1.91% 2010
142 Uganda 1.9% 2010
143 Mozambique 1.88% 2010
144 Chile 1.87% 2010
145 Sierra Leone 1.86% 2010
146 Central African Republic 1.85% 2010
147 Malawi 1.84% 2010
148 Zambia 1.76% 2010
149 Thailand 1.74% 2010
150 Japan 1.71% 2010
151 Sudan 1.65% 2010
152 Sri Lanka 1.65% 2010
153 Senegal 1.62% 2010
154 Tuvalu 1.54% 2010
155 Guyana 1.48% 2010
156 Tanzania 1.47% 2010
157 Bolivia 1.44% 2010
158 Bulgaria 1.42% 2010
159 Solomon Islands 1.32% 2010
160 Niger 1.27% 2010
161 Guinea-Bissau 1.21% 2010
162 East Timor 1.21% 2010
163 Mali 1.16% 2010
164 Jamaica 1.11% 2010
165 South Korea 1.08% 2010
166 Equatorial Guinea 1.07% 2010
167 Maldives 1.01% 2010
168 Cameroon 0.953% 2010
169 Tonga 0.815% 2010
170 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.722% 2010
171 Bangladesh 0.718% 2010
172 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.715% 2010
173 Nigeria 0.706% 2010
174 Nicaragua 0.689% 2010
175 Burundi 0.658% 2010
176 Algeria 0.654% 2010
177 El Salvador 0.648% 2010
178 Ethiopia 0.629% 2010
179 Romania 0.619% 2010
180 Mexico 0.616% 2010
181 Philippines 0.466% 2010
182 India 0.451% 2010
183 Guatemala 0.415% 2010
184 Mongolia 0.369% 2010
185 Papua New Guinea 0.358% 2010
186 Haiti 0.353% 2010
187 Brazil 0.352% 2010
188 Vanuatu 0.344% 2010
189 Angola 0.334% 2010
190 Afghanistan 0.32% 2010
191 Honduras 0.319% 2010
192 Tunisia 0.318% 2010
193 Lesotho 0.315% 2010
194 Egypt 0.313% 2010
195 Laos 0.296% 2010
196 Eritrea 0.287% 2010
197 Iraq 0.269% 2010
198 Colombia 0.237% 2010
199 Somalia 0.237% 2010
200 Madagascar 0.179% 2010
201 Burma 0.171% 2010
202 Morocco 0.155% 2010
203 North Korea 0.152% 2010
204 Cuba 0.135% 2010
205 Peru 0.129% 2010
206 Vietnam 0.0797% 2010
207 China 0.0513% 2010
208 Indonesia 0.0511% 2010

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"Countries Compared by People > International migrant stock > % of population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Population Division, Trends in Total Migrant Stock: 2008 Revision. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/International-migrant-stock/%-of-population

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