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People > Immigration Stats: compare key data on South Africa & United States

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STAT South Africa United States HISTORY
Country of birth of Australian resident population 118,816
Ranked 8th. 83% more than United States
64,832
Ranked 16th.
Country of birth of Australian resident population per thousand people 2.49
Ranked 20th. 11 times more than United States
0.217
Ranked 43th.
Cultural Diversity Index 0.53
Ranked 29th. 96% more than United States
0.271
Ranked 78th.
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 80,000
Ranked 14th.
8.3 million
Ranked 1st. 104 times more than South Africa
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Lebanese 20,000
Ranked 25th.
3.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 165 times more than South Africa
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Russians 1,300
Ranked 49th.
3.16 million
Ranked 3rd. 2433 times more than South Africa
Ethnic Fractionalization Index 0.88
Ranked 8th. 79% more than United States
0.491
Ranked 78th.
Ethnic Fractionalization Index per million people 0.0191
Ranked 102nd. 11 times more than United States
0.00169
Ranked 140th.
Nationality compositions of > Canada 38,305
Ranked 36th.
250,535
Ranked 7th. 7 times more than South Africa
Nationality compositions of > Greater London 66,654
Ranked 11th. 4% more than United States
63,920
Ranked 14th.
Nationality compositions of > Norway 914
Ranked 74th.
8,424
Ranked 25th. 9 times more than South Africa
Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 0.6%
Ranked 33th.
4%
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than South Africa
Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee 852
Ranked 87th.
1,200
Ranked 79th. 41% more than South Africa
Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.65
Ranked 116th. 27% more than United States
0.51
Ranked 124th.

Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens Visa not required Visa Waiver Program
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jewish > Percent Jewish 0.14%
Ranked 13th.
1.71%
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than South Africa

Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Total Jews 70,800
Ranked 9th.
5.28 million
Ranked 2nd. 75 times more than South Africa

Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Total Jews per thousand people 1.42
Ranked 13th.
17.05
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than South Africa

Nationality compositions of > London 66,654
Ranked 11th. 4% more than United States
63,920
Ranked 14th.
Nationality compositions of > Spain per thousand people 0.0146
Ranked 70th.
0.0733
Ranked 61st. 5 times more than South Africa

Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Length of stay permitted 90 days 90 days
Visas > Visa requirements for > Australian citizens > Conditions of access visa-free ESTA required
Nationality compositions of > Greater London per thousand people 1.32
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than United States
0.205
Ranked 27th.
Nationality compositions of > Canada per thousand people 0.803
Ranked 101st.
0.84
Ranked 97th. 5% more than South Africa
Visas > Visa requirements for > Austrian citizens > Conditions of access visa-free ESTA required
Visas > Visa requirements for > British citizens > Notes 90 days 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years, ESTA required
Visas > Visa requirements for > Canadians > Conditions of access Visa not required Visa not required
Visas > Visa requirements for > Canadians > Notes 90 days 6 months
Visas > Visa requirements for > French citizens > Notes 90 days 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years, ESTA required
Visas > Visa requirements for > Dutch > Length of stay 90 days 90 days
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Percent Jewish 0.157%
Ranked 30th.
2.64%
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than South Africa
Nationality compositions of > Canada, share of Canadian population 0.1%
Ranked 39th.
0.8%
Ranked 7th. 8 times more than South Africa
Nationality compositions of > Norway per million people 18.81
Ranked 105th.
26.6
Ranked 96th. 41% more than South Africa
Nationality compositions of > London per thousand people 1.32
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than United States
0.205
Ranked 27th.
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population per thousand people 1.56
Ranked 30th.
26.44
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than South Africa
Visas > Visa requirements for > French citizens > Visa requirement Visa not required Visa Waiver Program
Visas > Visa requirements for > German citizens > Length of stay 90 days 90 days
Visas > Visa requirements for > German citizens > Conditions of access visa-free ESTA required
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews from Russia in 1880 45,000
Ranked 4th.
1.75 million
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than South Africa
Nationality compositions of > Spain 704
Ranked 17th.
22,082
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than South Africa

SOURCES: 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.; 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: Lebanese people (Diaspora); 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. 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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 (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: Visa requirements for Canadian citizens (Visa requirements); Wikipedia: Visa requirements for French citizens (Europe); Wikipedia: Visa requirements for Dutch citizens (Africa); http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/jewpop.html, Jewish Population of the World. 2012.; 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; 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: 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.; 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. 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