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

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STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Commitment to Development Index (immigration) 4.7
Ranked 15th.
5.2
Ranked 13th. 11% more than United Kingdom
Country of birth of Australian resident population 1.15 million
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than United States
64,832
Ranked 16th.
Country of birth of Australian resident population per thousand people 19.03
Ranked 8th. 88 times more than United States
0.217
Ranked 43th.
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Arab population 500,000
Ranked 15th.
3.5 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 360,000
Ranked 7th.
8.3 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than United Kingdom
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Percent Jewish 0.57%
Ranked 12th.
2.64%
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than United Kingdom
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Lebanese 90,000
Ranked 13th.
3.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 37 times more than United Kingdom
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Russians 300,000
Ranked 14th.
3.16 million
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than United Kingdom
Nationality compositions of > Canada 579,620
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
250,535
Ranked 7th.
Nationality compositions of > London 5.18 million
Ranked 1st. 81 times more than United States
63,920
Ranked 14th.
Nationality compositions of > Norway 14,504
Ranked 17th. 72% more than United States
8,424
Ranked 25th.
Nationality compositions of > Sweden 21,883
Ranked 15th. 23% more than United States
17,755
Ranked 18th.
Nationality compositions of Canada, share of immigrants 9.4%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
4%
Ranked 6th.
Refugees and asylum seekers > Natives per Refugee 319
Ranked 109th.
1,200
Ranked 79th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
Visa overstay rate > Australia 0.58
Ranked 120th. 14% more than United States
0.51
Ranked 124th.

Nationality compositions of > Canada, share of Canadian population 1.9%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
0.8%
Ranked 7th.
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > African diaspora, population 2.08 million
Ranked 8th.
42.02 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than United Kingdom
Nationality compositions of > Norway per million people 228.79
Ranked 35th. 9 times more than United States
26.6
Ranked 96th.
Nationality compositions of > Maastricht 560 Jan
Ranked 4th. 21% more than United States
461 Jan
Ranked 6th.

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 > Canada (permanent residents admitted in 2012) per million people 101.43
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
30.21
Ranked 8th.
Nationality compositions of > Greater London per thousand people 82.48
Ranked 1st. 402 times more than United States
0.205
Ranked 27th.
Nationality compositions of > Canada per thousand people 9.57
Ranked 21st. 11 times more than United States
0.84
Ranked 97th.
Nationality compositions of > Sweden per thousand people 0.349
Ranked 20th. 6 times more than United States
0.057
Ranked 24th.
Nationality compositions of > London per thousand people 82.48
Ranked 1st. 402 times more than United States
0.205
Ranked 27th.
Nationality compositions of > Maastricht per million people 8.86 Jan
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than United States
1.47 Jan
Ranked 9th.

Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > Jews > Enlarged Jewish population per thousand people 5.69
Ranked 12th.
26.44
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United Kingdom
Nationality compositions of > Canada (permanent residents admitted in 2012) 6,365
Ranked 9th.
9,414
Ranked 6th. 48% more than United Kingdom
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 73,000
Ranked 3rd.
1.06 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than United Kingdom
Destination countries of nationalities and ethnic groups > German ancestry 262,000
Ranked 7th.
50.76 million
Ranked 2nd. 194 times more than United Kingdom
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 5.18 million
Ranked 1st. 81 times more than United States
63,920
Ranked 14th.

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.; Wikipedia: Arab people (Arab diaspora) (Intra-Regional Labour Mobility in the Arab World , International Organization for Migration (IOM) Cairo); 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.; http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/jewpop.html, Jewish Population of the World. 2012.; Wikipedia: Lebanese people (Diaspora); Wikipedia: Russian diaspora (Statistics); 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: 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 ., , ); http://www.ssb.no/en/innvbef; Wikipedia: Immigration to Sweden (25 largest immigrant populations by country of origin); 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: 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); 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.; "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: Immigration to Sweden (25 largest immigrant populations by country of origin). 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: 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: Visa requirements for Austrian citizens (Americas); Wikipedia: Canadian diaspora; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_diaspora#Distribution; 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.

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