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  • African diaspora, population:

    Amount of people of African descent in each country. Only the top 15 countries are listed.   

  • Arab population: Arab population in each country. France is the only European country with over 1 million Arabs.
  • Canadians: Amount of naturalized Canadians or Canadian citizens living in each country as of 2014.
  • German ancestry: Residents who claim German ancestry. Estimates are based on national censuses.
  • Jews > Enlarged Jewish population:

    Jewish population by country. The enlarged Jewish community includes Jews, non-Jews with Jewish ancestry and non-Jewish members of Jewish households.   

  • Jews > Enlarged Jewish population per thousand people:

    Jewish population by country. The enlarged Jewish community includes Jews, non-Jews with Jewish ancestry and non-Jewish members of Jewish households.   

    . Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Jews > Percent Jewish: Proportion of country’s population that is Jewish.
  • Lebanese: Number of residents who are Lebanese-born or of Lebanese descent.
  • Russians: Number of residents who are ethnic Russians and maintain a feeling of Russian national identity.
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
African diaspora, population 2.08 million
Ranked 8th.
42.02 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than United Kingdom
Arab population 500,000
Ranked 15th.
3.5 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
Canadians 73,000
Ranked 3rd.
1.06 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than United Kingdom
German ancestry 262,000
Ranked 7th.
50.76 million
Ranked 2nd. 194 times more than United Kingdom
Jews > Enlarged Jewish population 360,000
Ranked 7th.
8.3 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than United Kingdom
Jews > Enlarged Jewish population per thousand people 5.69
Ranked 12th.
26.44
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United Kingdom
Jews > Percent Jewish 0.57%
Ranked 12th.
2.64%
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than United Kingdom
Lebanese 90,000
Ranked 13th.
3.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 37 times more than United Kingdom
Russians 300,000
Ranked 14th.
3.16 million
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than United Kingdom

SOURCES: Wikipedia: African diaspora (Largest 15 African diaspora populations); Wikipedia: Arab people (Arab diaspora) (Intra-Regional Labour Mobility in the Arab World , International Organization for Migration (IOM) Cairo); Wikipedia: Canadian diaspora; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_diaspora#Distribution; 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.; 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.; http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/jewpop.html, Jewish Population of the World. 2012.; Wikipedia: Lebanese people (Diaspora); Wikipedia: Russian diaspora (Statistics)

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