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STAT France United States HISTORY
Commitment to Development Index (immigration) 4
Ranked 19th.
5.2
Ranked 13th. 30% more than France
Country of birth of Australian resident population 20,054
Ranked 44th.
64,832
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than France
Country of birth of Australian resident population per thousand people 0.315
Ranked 40th. 45% more than United States
0.217
Ranked 43th.
Cultural Diversity Index 0.251
Ranked 83th.
0.271
Ranked 78th. 8% more than France
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Arab population 5.5 million
Ranked 2nd. 57% more than United States
3.5 million
Ranked 4th.
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Chechen population centres Besançon , Nice , Orleans , Strasbourg , Le Mans , Paris , Montpelier , Toulouse , Tours Los Angeles , New Jersey
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 600,000
Ranked 4th.
8.3 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than France
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Russians 115,000
Ranked 20th.
3.16 million
Ranked 3rd. 28 times more than France
Ethnic Fractionalization Index 0.272
Ranked 110th.
0.491
Ranked 78th. 81% more than France
Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people 0.00437
Ranked 129th. 3 times more than United States
0.00169
Ranked 140th.
Nationality compositions of > China, source countries of residents per million people 232
Ranked 7th. About the same as United States
231.12
Ranked 8th.
Nationality compositions of > Norway 5,022
Ranked 31st.
8,424
Ranked 25th. 68% more than France
Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 1.3%
Ranked 20th.
4%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than France
Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee 310
Ranked 111th.
1,200
Ranked 79th. 4 times more than France
Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.43
Ranked 130th.
0.51
Ranked 124th. 19% more than France

Nationality compositions of > Canada 79,550
Ranked 21st.
250,535
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than France
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Lebanese 250,000
Ranked 9th.
3.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than France
Visas > Visa requirements for > Dutch > Length of stay Freedom of Movement 90 days
Visas > Visa requirements for > German citizens > Length of stay Freedom of movement 90 days
Visas > Visa requirements for > German citizens > Conditions of access visa-free ESTA required
Nationality compositions of > Greater London 66,654
Ranked 10th. 4% more than United States
63,920
Ranked 14th.
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jewish > Percent Jewish 0.77%
Ranked 4th.
1.71%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than France

Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Total Jews 483,500
Ranked 3rd.
5.28 million
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than France

Nationality compositions of > Mexico 14,963
Ranked 12th.
870,103
Ranked 1st. 58 times more than France

Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Total Jews per thousand people 7.43
Ranked 4th.
17.05
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than France

Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Percent Jewish 0.943%
Ranked 6th.
2.64%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than France
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > African diaspora, population 3.8 million
Ranked 6th.
42.02 million
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than France
Nationality compositions of > Norway per million people 76.15
Ranked 66th. 3 times more than United States
26.6
Ranked 96th.
Nationality compositions of > Maastricht 307 Jan
Ranked 10th.
461 Jan
Ranked 6th. 50% more than France

Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Length of stay permitted Freedom of movement 90 days
Visas > Visa requirements for > Australian citizens > Conditions of access visa-free ESTA required
Nationality compositions of > Greater London per thousand people 1.02
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than United States
0.205
Ranked 27th.
Nationality compositions of > Canada per thousand people 1.25
Ranked 83th. 49% more than United States
0.84
Ranked 97th.
Nationality compositions of > London per thousand people 1.02
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than United States
0.205
Ranked 27th.
Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Conditions of access visa-free ESTA required
Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Fee n/a US$ 14
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Canadians 11,931
Ranked 8th.
1.06 million
Ranked 1st. 89 times more than France
Nationality compositions of > Mexico per million people 227.76
Ranked 14th.
2,771.79
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than France

Nationality compositions of > Canada (permanent residents admitted in 2012) per million people 124.49
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United States
30.21
Ranked 8th.
Nationality compositions of > Maastricht per million people 4.67 Jan
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than United States
1.47 Jan
Ranked 9th.

Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population per thousand people 9.13
Ranked 7th.
26.44
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than France
Nationality compositions of > Canada (permanent residents admitted in 2012) 8,138
Ranked 7th.
9,414
Ranked 6th. 16% more than France
Nationality compositions of > Argentina per thousand people 0.108
Ranked 15th. 74% more than United States
0.0619
Ranked 18th.

Nationality compositions of > London 66,654
Ranked 10th. 4% more than United States
63,920
Ranked 14th.
Nationality compositions of > China, source countries of residents 15,087
Ranked 8th.
71,493
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than France
Nationality compositions of > Argentina 6,995
Ranked 15th.
19,147
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than France

Nationality compositions of > Canada, share of Canadian population 0.3%
Ranked 20th.
0.8%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than France

SOURCES: cgdev.org/cdi; Australian Bureau of Statistics, "Migration, Australia, 2011-12 and 2012-13" (XLS), "Estimated resident population, Country of birth, State/territory, Age and sex - 30 June 2011", 18 December 2013; Australian Bureau of Statistics, "Migration, Australia, 2011-12 and 2012-13" (XLS), "Estimated resident population, Country of birth, State/territory, Age and sex - 30 June 2011", 18 December 2013. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Ethnic and Cultural Diversity By Country. James D. Faeron. Journal of Economic Growth, 8, 195-222, 2003, p. 215 ff.; Wikipedia: Arab people (Arab diaspora) (Intra-Regional Labour Mobility in the Arab World , International Organization for Migration (IOM) Cairo); Wikipedia: Chechen diaspora (Chechen diaspora per country) (Refworld | Continuing Human Rights Abuses Force Chechens to Flee to Europe); https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:Rv2hLhme008J:www.jewishdatabank.org/Reports/World_Jewish_Population_2010.pdf+world+jewish+population+2010&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShFmlEo2XYeBjYVUGgz_STm8ZXvaFqIMHdpfxUC8uWpDuLqb9l7GvJbF2piXHqxgDaGkOY3jfCA_RkpUlKLSByoSQC3cLV-5LcpxgXggqUIYwzK9hdfmwVv4Sz0BdeFMxJ_-2To&sig=AHIEtbT5tVUek4PSi_N_5f0Dwe-11sBzMg, Number 2 - 2010. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Sergio DellaPergola. p. 60.; Wikipedia: Russian diaspora (Statistics); Ethnic and Cultural Diversity By Country. James D. Faeron. Journal of Economic Growth, 8, 195-222, 2003, p. 215 ff.; Ethnic and Cultural Diversity By Country. James D. Faeron. Journal of Economic Growth, 8, 195-222, 2003, p. 215 ff. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Demographics of China (People from other immigration jurisdictions). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; http://www.ssb.no/en/innvbef; Wikipedia: Immigration to Canada (Canadian permanent resident population by country of birth) ([1] , Place of birth for the immigrant population by period of immigration, 2006 counts and percentages [1] , Population by immigrant status and period of immigration, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories); Wikipedia: List of countries by refugee population (By Country of Asylum); Wikipedia: Visa policy of Australia (Modified Non-Return Rate) (Modified Non-Return Rate Quarterly Report Ending at 30 June 2013, ); http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/hlt/97-557/T404-eng.cfm?Lang=E&T=404&GH=4&GF=1&SC=1&S=1&O=D; Wikipedia: Lebanese people (Diaspora); Wikipedia: Visa requirements for Dutch citizens (Africa); Wikipedia: Visa requirements for German citizens (Africa); "A summary of countries of birth in London". Census Update (Office for National Statistics) 2011.; http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/13992-statistics and http://docs.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/psf/box52/a467cg01.html; Wikipedia: Immigration to Mexico (Numbers of people by nationality in Mexico); http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/13992-statistics and http://docs.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/psf/box52/a467cg01.html. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/jewpop.html, Jewish Population of the World. 2012.; Wikipedia: African diaspora (Largest 15 African diaspora populations); http://www.ssb.no/en/innvbef. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Maastricht (Inhabitants by nationality) (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek. "Bevolking; geslacht, leeftijd, nationaliteit en regio, 1 januari" . Retrieved 9 April 2013 .); Wikipedia: Visa requirements for Austrian citizens (Africa); Wikipedia: Visa requirements for Australian citizens (Africa); "A summary of countries of birth in London". Census Update (Office for National Statistics) 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/hlt/97-557/T404-eng.cfm?Lang=E&T=404&GH=4&GF=1&SC=1&S=1&O=D. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: London (United Kingdom Census) ("A summary of countries of birth in London" . Census Update (Office for National Statistics) 2011 : page 1. 11 December 2012 . Retrieved 12 December 2011 ., , ). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Visa requirements for Austrian citizens (Americas); Wikipedia: Canadian diaspora; Wikipedia: Immigration to Mexico (Numbers of people by nationality in Mexico). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Canadians (title=Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Facts and Figures |year=2013|publisher=Citizenship and Immigration Canada|url= http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/annual-report-2013/section2.asp%7Caccessdate=Dec 7, 2013}}</ref> For a comprehensive list see 2011 immigration statistics) (Builders of Empire: Freemasonry and British Imperialism, 1717-1927, Unstoppable Force: The Scottish Exodus to Canada, Irish migrants in the Canadas [electronic resource]: a new approach, Anti-Asian Violence in North America: Asian American and Asian Canadian Reflections on Hate, Healing, and Resistance, "The" Silent Spikes: Chinese Laborers and the Construction Auf North American Railroads, Child Labour: A World History Companion, The Canadian Alternative, Multiculturalism and the history of Canadian diversity). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Maastricht (Inhabitants by nationality) (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek. "Bevolking; geslacht, leeftijd, nationaliteit en regio, 1 januari" . Retrieved 9 April 2013 .). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:Rv2hLhme008J:www.jewishdatabank.org/Reports/World_Jewish_Population_2010.pdf+world+jewish+population+2010&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShFmlEo2XYeBjYVUGgz_STm8ZXvaFqIMHdpfxUC8uWpDuLqb9l7GvJbF2piXHqxgDaGkOY3jfCA_RkpUlKLSByoSQC3cLV-5LcpxgXggqUIYwzK9hdfmwVv4Sz0BdeFMxJ_-2To&sig=AHIEtbT5tVUek4PSi_N_5f0Dwe-11sBzMg, Number 2 - 2010. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Sergio DellaPergola. p. 60. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Canadians (title=Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Facts and Figures |year=2013|publisher=Citizenship and Immigration Canada|url= http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/annual-report-2013/section2.asp%7Caccessdate=Dec 7, 2013}}</ref> For a comprehensive list see 2011 immigration statistics) (Builders of Empire: Freemasonry and British Imperialism, 1717-1927, Unstoppable Force: The Scottish Exodus to Canada, Irish migrants in the Canadas [electronic resource]: a new approach, Anti-Asian Violence in North America: Asian American and Asian Canadian Reflections on Hate, Healing, and Resistance, "The" Silent Spikes: Chinese Laborers and the Construction Auf North American Railroads, Child Labour: A World History Companion, The Canadian Alternative, Multiculturalism and the history of Canadian diversity); Wikipedia: Immigration to Argentina (Country of birth of Argentine residents). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: London (United Kingdom Census) ("A summary of countries of birth in London" . Census Update (Office for National Statistics) 2011 : page 1. 11 December 2012 . Retrieved 12 December 2011 ., , ); Wikipedia: Demographics of China (People from other immigration jurisdictions); Wikipedia: Immigration to Argentina (Country of birth of Argentine residents); http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/hlt/97-557/T404-eng.cfm?Lang=E&T=404&GH=4&GF=1&SC=1&S=1&O=D

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