Rankings

Foreign-born populations, refugees and asylum-seekers Change

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Largest foreign-born populations

Millions 2019

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    United States
    Result
    50.7
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    13.1
  3. Rank
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    13.1
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    11.6
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    9.6
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    8.6
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    France
    Result
    8.3
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Canada
    Result
    8.0
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    7.5
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    6.3
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    6.1
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    5.9
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    India
    Result
    5.2
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Ukraine
    Result
    5.0
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    4.2
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Kazakhstan
    Result
    3.7
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Thailand
    Result
    3.6
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Malaysia
    Result
    3.4
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    3.3
  20. Rank
    Country
    Pakistan
    Result
    3.3
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    3.0
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Hong Kong
    Result
    2.9
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    2.7
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    2.6
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Ivory Coast
    Result
    2.5
  26. Rank
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    2.5
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    2.3
  28. Rank
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    2.3
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Argentina
    Result
    2.2
  30. Rank
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    2.2
  31. Rank
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    2.2
  32. Rank
    Country
    Singapore
    Result
    2.2
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    2.0
  34. Rank
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    2.0
  35. Rank
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    2.0
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Lebanon
    Result
    1.9
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    1.8
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Uganda
    Result
    1.7
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Venezuela
    Result
    1.4
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    Nigeria
    Result
    1.3
  41. Rank
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    1.3
  42. Rank
    42
    Country
    Greece
    Result
    1.2
  43. Rank
    Country
    South Korea
    Result
    1.2
  44. Rank
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    1.2
  45. Rank
    Country
    Uzbekistan
    Result
    1.2
  46. Rank
    46
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    1.1
  47. Rank
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    1.1
  48. Rank
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    1.1
  49. Rank
    Country
    Belarus
    Result
    1.1
  50. Rank
    50
    Country
    China
    Result
    1.0
  51. Rank
    Country
    Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    1.0
  52. Rank
    Country
    Kenya
    Result
    1.0

Index key & notes

Notes

Includes migrant workers and illegal immigrants.

Source: UN Population Division