Migration

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266 Million

International migrants in the world (including refugees)

24 million

Refugees in the world

48.4%

Women of migrants in the world

India, Mexico, Russia

Top Origin Countries

Bilateral Migration Matrix

Kyrgyz Republic
Stock of emigrants:
738.3 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
12.9 percent
Top destination countries:

the Russian Federation, Germany, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Turkey, the United States, Azerbaijan

Number of refugees:
2,410
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Stock of emigrants:
1,294.2 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
19.7 percent
Top destination countries:

Thailand, the United States, Bangladesh, France, Canada, Australia, Vietnam, China, Germany, Switzerland

Number of refugees:
7,471
Latvia
Stock of emigrants:
342.3 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
17.0 percent
Top destination countries:

the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the United States, Ukraine, Ireland, Germany, Lithuania, Belarus, Norway, Canada

Number of refugees:
206
Lebanon
Stock of emigrants:
810.9 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
18.0 percent
Top destination countries:

Saudi Arabia, the United States, Australia, Germany, Canada, France, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Denmark

Number of refugees:
4,246
Lesotho
Stock of emigrants:
324.0 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
15.6 percent
Top destination countries:

South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, the United States, Malaysia, Tanzania, Swaziland, the Netherlands, Australia, Kenya

Number of refugees:
11
Liberia
Stock of emigrants:
370.5 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
8.6 percent
Top destination countries:

Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, the United States, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, Australia, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands

Number of refugees:
13,509
Libya
Stock of emigrants:
146.8 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
2.3 percent
Top destination countries:

Italy, the United Kingdom, Israel, Vietnam, the Arab Republic of Egypt, Algeria, Turkey, Côte d’Ivoire, Canada, Germany

Number of refugees:
4,158
Liechtenstein
Stock of emigrants:
4.0 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
10.9 percent
Top destination countries:

Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Kenya, Canada, the United States, Ukraine

Number of refugees:
Not available