Rankings

Foreign-born populations, refugees and asylum-seekers Change

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Biggest increases in foreign-born populations

Average annual % change 2015-19

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    52.6
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Peru
    Result
    40.5
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Uganda
    Result
    17.8
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    17.0
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Romania
    Result
    12.5
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Malta
    Result
    12.0
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    10.7
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    9.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    8.9
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    7.7
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    7.5
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    7.3
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Tanzania
    Result
    7.0
  14. Rank
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    7.0
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    6.3
  16. Rank
    Country
    Zambia
    Result
    6.3
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Somalia
    Result
    6.0
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Czech Republic
    Result
    5.2
  19. Rank
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    5.2
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    4.9
  21. Rank
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    4.9
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    4.8
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Guinea-Bissau
    Result
    4.7
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    4.5
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    4.4
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Result
    4.2
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    4.0
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    3.9
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Niger
    Result
    3.8
  30. Rank
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    3.8
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    3.4
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    3.2
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Ghana
    Result
    3.0
  34. Rank
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    3.0
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    2.9
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Gambia, The
    Result
    2.8
  37. Rank
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    2.8
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Mali
    Result
    2.7
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    2.6
  40. Rank
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    2.6
  41. Rank
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    2.6
  42. Rank
    42
    Country
    Cayman Islands
    Result
    2.5
  43. Rank
    Country
    French Guiana
    Result
    2.5
  44. Rank
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    2.5
  45. Rank
    45
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    2.3
  46. Rank
    Country
    Chad
    Result
    2.3
  47. Rank
    47
    Country
    Bolivia
    Result
    2.2
  48. Rank
    48
    Country
    Curacao
    Result
    2.1
  49. Rank
    Country
    Equatorial Guinea
    Result
    2.1
  50. Rank
    Country
    Gabon
    Result
    2.1
  51. Rank
    Country
    Madagascar
    Result
    2.1

Index key & notes

Notes

Includes migrants and illegal immigrants.

Source: UN Population Division