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

China
Stock of emigrants:
9,651.2 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
0.7 percent
Top destination countries:

the United States, Hong Kong SAR, China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Macao SAR, China, Italy, Bangladesh

Number of refugees:
210,701
Colombia
Stock of emigrants:
2,530.5 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
5.3 percent
Top destination countries:

República Bolivariana de Venezuela, the United States, Spain, Ecuador, Argentina, Canada, Panama, Italy, the United Kingdom, France

Number of refugees:
360,281
Comoros
Stock of emigrants:
111.2 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
14.8 percent
Top destination countries:

France, Madagascar, Libya, Kenya, the Arab Republic of Egypt, Algeria, Tanzania, Eritrea, South Africa, the Russian Federation

Number of refugees:
565
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Stock of emigrants:
1,306.0 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
1.8 percent
Top destination countries:

the Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Belgium, South Sudan, France, Angola, Central African Republic

Number of refugees:
516,734
Congo, Republic of
Stock of emigrants:
177.3 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
4.0 percent
Top destination countries:

France, South Africa, Germany, Gabon, the United Kingdom, Cameroon, Mali, Kenya, Italy, Central African Republic

Number of refugees:
14,435
Costa Rica
Stock of emigrants:
131.2 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
2.8 percent
Top destination countries:

the United States, Nicaragua, Panama, Canada, Spain, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Italy, Ecuador, Guatemala

Number of refugees:
409
Côte d’Ivoire
Stock of emigrants:
1,020.4 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
4.7 percent
Top destination countries:

Burkina Faso, Liberia, France, Mali, Ghana, Italy, Benin, the United States, Guinea, Togo

Number of refugees:
71,894
Croatia
Stock of emigrants:
888.2 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
20.9 percent
Top destination countries:

Serbia, Germany, Australia, Slovenia, Canada, the United States, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Albania

Number of refugees:
40,115