Almost 216 million people, or 3.15% of the world population, live outside their countries.
Click on a country box to know more about migration flow to/from that country.
USA42,788,029RUSSIAN FED.12,270,388GERMANY10,758,061SAUDI ARABIA7,288,900CANADA7,202,340UNITED KINGDOM6,955,738SPAIN6,900,547FRANCE6,684,842AUSTRALIA5,522,408INDIA5,436,012Top emigration countriessee moreMEXICO11,859,236INDIA11,360,823RUSSIAN FED.11,034,681CHINA8,344,726UKRAINE6,525,145BANGLADESH5,384,875PAKISTAN4,678,730UNITED KINGDOM4,666,172PHILIPPINES4,275,612TURKEY4,261,786Top migration corridorssee moreMEXICO-USA11,635,995RUSSIAN FED.-UKRAINE3,684,217UKRAINE-RUSSIAN FED.3,647,234BANGLADESH-INDIA3,299,268TURKEY-GERMANY2,733,109KAZAKHSTAN-RUSSIAN FED.2,648,315RUSSIAN FED.-KAZAKHSTAN2,226,706CHINA-HONG KONG2,224,503INDIA-UNITED ARAB EMIRATES2,185,919CHINA-USA1,736,314Refugees and Asylum
Refugees and asylum seekers made up 16.3 million, or 8%, of international migrants in 2010. The Middle East and North Africa region had the largest share of refugees and asylum seekers among immigrants (65%), followed by South Asia (20%), Sub-Saharan Africa (17%), and East Asia and Pacific (8.8%).About peoplemovin
peoplemovin shows the flows of migrants as of 2010 through the use of open data (see Data Sources). The data are presented as a slopegraph that shows the connections between countries. The chart is split in two columns, the emigration countries on the left and the destination countries on the right. The thickness of the lines connecting the countries represents the amount of immigrated people.Data Sources
All the presented data are the latest available as of 2010.
Migration DataThe World Bank Open Data
Bilateral Migration and Remittances 2010
Refugees and AsylumMigration and Remittances Factbook 2011
World Population DataU.S. Census Bureau, International Data Base