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

Ecuador
Stock of emigrants:
1,160.8 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
7.4 percent
Top destination countries:

the United States, Spain, Italy, República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Chile, Canada, Colombia, Argentina, Germany, the United Kingdom

Number of refugees:
778
Egypt, Arab Republic of
Stock of emigrants:
3,386.1 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
3.9 percent
Top destination countries:

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, the United States, Qatar, Italy, Lebanon, Bahrain, Canada

Number of refugees:
15,824
El Salvador
Stock of emigrants:
1,525.4 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
25.0 percent
Top destination countries:

the United States, Canada, Guatemala, Australia, Belize, Italy, Costa Rica, Mexico, Spain, Honduras ■ Tertiary-educated as a percentage of total emigrants in OECD

Number of refugees:
10,943
Equatorial Guinea
Stock of emigrants:
126.1 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
15.8 percent
Top destination countries:

Gabon, Spain, Nigeria, Belgium, Cameroon, Kenya, the Republic of Congo, the United States, France, São Tomé and Príncipe

Number of refugees:
163
Eritrea
Stock of emigrants:
387.4 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
7.8 percent
Top destination countries:

Sudan, Saudi Arabia, the United States, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, Italy, Norway, Germany

Number of refugees:
363,026
Estonia
Stock of emigrants:
191.2 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
14.5 percent
Top destination countries:

the Russian Federation, Finland, Germany, the United States, Ukraine, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Canada, Norway, Uzbekistan

Number of refugees:
330
Ethiopia
Stock of emigrants:
749.1 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
0.8 percent
Top destination countries:

the United States, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Sudan, Italy, South Africa, Canada, Kenya, the United Kingdom, Sweden

Number of refugees:
86,773
Faeroe Islands
Stock of emigrants:
13.4 thousands
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
27.7 percent
Top destination countries:

Denmark, Norway, Iceland, the United States, Australia, Ecuador, Ireland, the Netherlands, Chile, France

Number of refugees:
Not available