International migrant stock (% of population)

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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.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 249
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1960-12     Latest: 2015-12

2010-12 2015-12
1) Afghanistan
0.37
1.17
2) Albania
1.81
1.98
3) Algeria
0.68
0.61
4) American Samoa
42.3
41.8
5) Andorra
61.6
59.7
6) Angola
0.36
0.43
7) Antigua and Barbuda
30.2
30.5
8) Arab World
7.97
8.91
9) Argentina
4.38
4.8
10) Armenia
7.47
6.33
11) Aruba
33.7
34.7
12) Australia
26.5
28.2
13) Austria
15.2
17.4
14) Azerbaijan
3.04
2.7
15) Bahamas
15.1
15.2
16) Bahrain
52.1
51.1
17) Bangladesh
0.89
0.88
18) Barbados
11.7
12.1
19) Belarus
11.4
11.4
20) Belgium
9.63
12.2
21) Belize
14.4
14.9
22) Benin
2.2
2.25
23) Bermuda
29.5
30.8
24) Bhutan
6.72
6.59
25) Bolivia
1.23
1.33
26) Bosnia Herzegovina
1.01
0.91
27) Botswana
5.9
7.1
28) Brazil
0.3
0.34
29) British Virgin Islands
57.1
57.4
30) Brunei
25.5
24.2
31) Bulgaria
1.02
1.42
32) Burkina Faso
4.31
3.89
33) Burundi
2.48
2.56
34) Cambodia
0.57
0.47
35) Cameroon
1.4
1.63
36) Canada
20.5
21.8
37) Cape Verde
2.93
2.86
38) Caribbean small states
4.64
4.89
39) Cayman Islands
43.3
39.5
40) Central African Republic
2.1
1.66
41) Central Europe and the Baltics
3.22
3.27
42) Chad
3.5
3.68
43) Channel Islands
48.6
50.2
44) Chile
2.17
2.61
45) China
0.06
0.07
46) Colombia
0.27
0.28
47) Comoros
1.8
1.59
48) Congo
10.3
8.5
49) Costa Rica
8.91
8.77
50) Croatia
13.2
13.6
51) Cuba
0.13
0.12
52) Cyprus
17
16.8
53) Czech Republic
3.78
3.84
54) DR Congo
0.89
0.71
55) Denmark
9.18
10
56) Djibouti
12.2
12.6
57) Dominica
8.1
9.24
58) Dominican Republic
3.97
3.94
59) East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
0.88
60) East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
0.28
61) Ecuador
2.17
2.4
62) Egypt
0.36
0.54
63) El Salvador
0.67
0.69
64) Equatorial Guinea
1.18
1.28
65) Eritrea
0.33
66) Estonia
16.3
15.4
67) Ethiopia
0.65
1.07
68) Euro area
11.8
12.2
69) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
8.68
70) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
5.86
71) European Union
10.2
10.7
72) Faroe Islands
10.4
11.4
73) Fiji
1.55
1.54
74) Finland
4.62
5.73
75) Fragile and conflict affected situations
2.38
2.52
76) France
11.4
12
77) French Polynesia
11.8
10.6
78) Gabon
15.8
15.5
79) Gambia
10.9
9.67
80) Georgia
4.28
4.22
81) Germany
14.4
14.8
82) Ghana
1.38
1.45
83) Gibraltar
33.7
34.3
84) Greece
11.3
11.3
85) Greenland
11
10.6
86) Grenada
6.66
6.6
87) Guam
47.3
44.7
88) Guatemala
0.45
0.47
89) Guinea Bissau
1.28
1.21
90) Guinea
1.86
1.81
91) Guyana
1.74
2
92) Haiti
0.35
0.37
93) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
1.64
1.66
94) High income: OECD
10.47
95) High income: nonOECD
12.74
96) High income
12.7
13.5
97) Honduras
0.36
0.35
98) Hong Kong
39.7
38.9
99) Hungary
4.35
4.56
100) Iceland
11
11.3
101) India
0.44
0.4
102) Indonesia
0.13
0.13
103) Iran
3.71
3.44
104) Iraq
0.38
0.97
105) Ireland
15.8
15.9
106) Isle of Man
51.5
51.5
107) Israel
26.2
24.9
108) Italy
9.71
9.68
109) Ivory Coast
10.4
9.58
110) Jamaica
0.86
0.83
111) Japan
1.67
1.61
112) Jordan
41.7
40.9
113) Kazakhstan
20.4
20.1
114) Kenya
2.29
2.35
115) Kiribati
2.79
2.8
116) Kuwait
61.1
73.6
117) Kyrgyzstan
4.23
3.44
118) Laos
0.34
0.33
119) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
1.19
120) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
0.73
121) Latvia
15
13.3
122) Least developed countries: UN classification
1.16
1.25
123) Lebanon
18.9
34.1
124) Lesotho
0.32
0.31
125) Liberia
2.5
2.52
126) Libya
10.9
12.2
127) Liechtenstein
61.5
62.5
128) Lithuania
5.14
4.72
129) Low & middle income
1.34
1.41
130) Low income
1.35
1.46
131) Lower middle income
1.11
1.05
132) Luxembourg
32.1
43.9
133) Macau
59.5
58.3
134) Macedonia
6.28
6.28
135) Madagascar
0.14
0.13
136) Malawi
1.47
1.24
137) Malaysia
8.55
8.28
138) Maldives
22.1
25.8
139) Mali
2.21
2.06
140) Malta
8.02
9.89
141) Marshall Islands
5.89
6.19
142) Mauritania
2.35
3.39
143) Mauritius
1.99
2.24
144) Mexico
0.82
0.94
145) Micronesia
2.7
2.63
146) Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)
7.8
147) Middle East & North Africa (developing only)
3.61
148) Middle income
1.34
1.4
149) Moldova
3.86
3.51
150) Monaco
57.3
55.7
151) Mongolia
0.59
0.6
152) Montenegro
12.6
13.1
153) Morocco
0.22
0.26
154) Mozambique
0.88
0.8
155) Myanmar
0.15
0.14
156) N Mariana Islands
44.8
39.3
157) Namibia
4.66
3.81
158) Nauru
21
31
159) Nepal
2.15
1.81
160) Netherlands
11
11.6
161) New Caledonia
24.8
24.4
162) New Zealand
21.6
22.9
163) Nicaragua
0.65
0.66
164) Niger
0.78
0.95
165) Nigeria
0.58
0.66
166) North America
14.8
15.2
167) North Korea
0.15
168) Norway
10.7
14.2
169) OECD members
9.56
10
170) Oman
27.7
41
171) Other small states
14.5
15
172) Pacific island small states
2.08
2.08
173) Pakistan
2.31
1.92
174) Palau
28.2
26.6
175) Panama
4.34
4.7
176) Papua New Guinea
0.37
0.34
177) Paraguay
2.58
2.35
178) Peru
0.29
0.29
179) Philippines
0.22
0.21
180) Poland
1.66
1.6
181) Portugal
7.2
8.08
182) Puerto Rico
8.22
7.46
183) Qatar
82.4
75.4
184) Romania
0.77
1.16
185) Russia
7.81
8.11
186) Rwanda
4.24
3.8
187) Saint Lucia
6.82
6.9
188) Samoa
2.75
2.55
189) San Marino
14.3
14.8
190) Sao Tome and Principe
1.58
1.25
191) Saudi Arabia
30
32.2
192) Senegal
1.97
1.73
193) Serbia
9.11
9.12
194) Seychelles
12.2
13.2
195) Sierra Leone
1.68
1.41
196) Singapore
42.6
45.3
197) Sint Maarten
79
70.4
198) Slovakia
2.7
3.26
199) Slovenia
12.3
11.4
200) Small states
11.8
12.3
201) Solomon Islands
0.52
0.44
202) Somalia
0.25
0.23
203) South Africa
3.76
5.76
204) South Asia
0.71
0.65
205) South Korea
1.87
2.63
206) South Sudan
2.56
6.67
207) Spain
13.4
12.6
208) Sri Lanka
0.19
0.19
209) St Kitts Nevis
13.8
13.3
210) St Vincent Grenadines
4.1
4.18
211) Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
2.02
212) Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
2.02
213) Sudan
1.25
1.25
214) Suriname
7.66
8.62
215) Swaziland
2.55
2.45
216) Sweden
14.7
16.7
217) Switzerland
26.5
29.3
218) Syria
8.02
4.73
219) Tajikistan
3.66
3.24
220) Tanzania
0.68
0.49
221) Thailand
1.74
5.76
222) Timor Leste
1.03
0.91
223) Togo
3.99
3.79
224) Tonga
4.83
5.39
225) Trinidad and Tobago
3.63
3.66
226) Tunisia
0.41
0.5
227) Turkey
1.89
3.76
228) Turkmenistan
3.92
3.65
229) Turks Caicos Islands
35
34
230) Tuvalu
1.56
1.42
231) US Virgin Islands
53.2
53.3
232) Uganda
1.59
1.92
233) Ukraine
10.5
10.7
234) United Arab Emirates
87.8
88.4
235) United Kingdom
12.1
13.2
236) United States
14.2
14.4
237) Upper middle income
1.59
1.81
238) Uruguay
2.26
2.09
239) Uzbekistan
4.39
3.91
240) Vanuatu
1.26
1.2
241) Venezuela
4.59
4.51
242) Vietnam
0.07
0.08
243) West Bank and Gaza
6.34
5.47
244) World
3.2
3.33
245) Yemen
1.21
1.28
246) Zambia
1.07
0.79
247) Zimbabwe
2.84
2.55
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