Annual Net Migrations by Country in 1972

In 1972, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America was the country with the highest annual net migrations of 945,777 people for the year. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany with 141,396 , and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia were 110,281 more people immigrated to than emigrated from the country.

The country with the lowest annual net migrations was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh with -331,901 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines with a net migrations of -221,928, and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina with -215,730 net migrations recorded.

The geographic region with the highest net migrations was Northern America with a total of 1,021,359 people dying for the year. Closely followed by Europe with a net migrations 491.705, and Oceania with 45,478 net migrations recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest net migrations of 342,930 people. Closely followed by Southern Europe with a net migrations of 80,091, and Australia/New Zealand with 73,792 net migrations recorded.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that High-income countries has the highest net migrations of 1,866,650. While the lowest net migrations is recorded by Middle-income countries were -1,515,603 more people emigrated than immigrated in that segment.

Countries with the Highest Net Migrations in 1972

Rank Country Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 945,777 2,189,930
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 141,396 73,578
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 110,281 347,649
4 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 97,770 432,179
5 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 96,471 361,201
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 93,814 1,452,409
7 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 77,214 270,167
8 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 75,864 264,956
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 73,011 1,038,614
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 72,010 3,178,625
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 66,558 848,220
12 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 57,460 520,714
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 55,760 217,589
14 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 52,257 244,797
15 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 46,445 105,573
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 46,122 401,352
17 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 41,305 126,964
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 39,407 253,889
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 39,360 48,535
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 38,121 675,596
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 36,601 397,288
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 36,197 44,458
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 35,014 206,669
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30,210 94,890
25 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 29,789 130,366
26 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 26,751 369,294
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 21,986 55,613
28 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 19,443 54,222
29 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 18,032 56,340
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 17,891 57,967
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 14,429 47,652
32 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 13,851 136,812
33 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 13,754 31,866
34 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 13,131 41,807
35 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 12,597 27,392
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 11,383 19,449
37 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 10,820 58,731
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 10,730 642,611
39 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 10,381 15,312
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 10,172 37,828
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 8,796 65,417
42 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 7,538 389,821
43 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 6,914 27,963
44 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 6,764 12,434
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 6,690 11,473
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 6,187 691,083
47 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 6,147 13,248
48 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 5,664 30,558
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 5,230 31,257
50 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 5,220 64,285
51 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 5,123 95,712
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 4,349 29,015
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 4,098 4,022
54 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 3,861 15,377
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 3,589 37,183
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,565 39,678
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2,861 16,599
58 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 2,837 572,017
59 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 2,700 10,471
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2,420 50,125
61 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 2,243 396,052
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 2,021 40,650
63 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 1,969 5,188
64 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1,964 35,137
65 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 1,520 3,743
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 1,180 1,538
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1,104 1,141
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 1,074 1,499
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 997 921
70 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 904 37,266
71 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 886 5,152
72 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 818 34,136
73 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 755 4,409
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 653 12,723
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 640 7,327
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 374 668
77 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 356 505
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 345 3,546
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 324 1,436
80 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 308 4,511
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 294 63,147
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 280 248
83 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 244 1,370
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 203 372
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 203 442
86 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 195 364
87 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 183 359,061
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 182 3,953
89 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 77 206
90 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 59 168
91 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 57 2,948
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 51 126,732
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 48 747
94 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 16 92
95 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 0 68,933
96 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 0 46,064
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 0 395,718
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 0 68,572
99 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 0 10,114
100 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0 -3
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 0 23,657
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 0 25
103 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 0 103
104 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) -8 -1
105 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena -29 84
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) -32 162
107 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau -38 -9
108 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu -49 29
109 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands -61 98
110 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -73 49,874
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -75 234
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey -80 26
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla -96 34
114 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands -102 438
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat -111 31
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam -128 2,308
117 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte -201 1,296
118 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -231 72
119 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia -236 24,140
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati -282 1,055
121 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue -323 -189
122 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda -346 173
123 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia -351 102,151
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -405 468
125 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon -482 185,637
126 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) -485 1,608
127 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe -517 1,598
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands -520 417
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba -552 391
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -814 -162
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica -932 447
132 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands -952 4,767
133 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador -1,095 184,867
134 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga -1,109 1,343
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania -1,148 35,488
136 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -1,160 -541
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan -1,174 68,068
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -1,383 5,945
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda -1,422 -206
140 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion -1,452 8,695
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao -1,469 1,042
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados -1,480 1,174
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia -1,495 1,672
144 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -1,712 1,113
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau -1,997 6,974
146 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam -2,001 928,444
147 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize -2,030 1,866
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR -2,092 -985
149 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara -2,093 -508
150 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal -2,111 281,843
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta -2,219 531
152 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa -2,357 2,259
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada -2,378 -327
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -2,422 47,401
155 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama -2,448 43,866
156 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger -2,532 131,376
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq -2,600 358,962
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan -2,622 64,190
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius -2,686 11,340
160 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman -2,997 19,808
161 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini -3,250 12,859
162 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia -3,379 790,708
163 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China -3,396 320,492
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar -3,579 214,374
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia -3,782 42,689
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -3,807 34,669
167 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji -4,032 9,623
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan -4,050 281,195
169 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda -4,148 122,083
170 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia -4,158 41,573
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana -4,596 264,959
172 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin -4,965 69,666
173 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) -5,223 106,846
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -5,606 904
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -5,800 226
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus -5,896 2,991
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde -6,314 2,321
178 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil -6,485 2,450,127
179 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -6,536 17,465
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya -7,183 58,510
181 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua -7,216 73,511
182 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago -7,346 13,424
183 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay -7,638 59,406
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo -7,661 60,845
185 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine -7,848 36,062
186 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone -8,267 55,225
187 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus -8,455 66,529
188 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras -9,099 90,471
189 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad -9,535 87,693
190 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic -9,641 41,845
191 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia -9,787 140,609
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan -9,934 99,814
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname -10,502 -887
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana -10,817 7,913
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -11,099 33,178
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -12,184 44,513
197 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria -13,077 1,385,125
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -13,522 42,082
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea -13,576 -7,120
200 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay -13,818 15,627
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic -14,342 125,506
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic -15,537 233,389
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea -15,804 73,426
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador -17,317 91,604
205 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti -18,636 87,137
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan -18,932 174,920
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -18,932 29,968
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali -19,647 104,341
209 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea -20,301 61,670
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe -20,972 174,341
211 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen -21,847 197,196
212 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru -24,131 382,330
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom -24,157 133,939
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala -25,826 148,502
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka -27,097 257,216
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia -28,251 253,922
217 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -28,949 284,612
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia -31,681 126,617
219 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile -32,609 159,552
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria -32,867 337,465
221 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso -33,785 100,114
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia -40,775 94,797
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco -47,253 406,079
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya -48,467 432,299
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia -60,291 13,072,965
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -61,788 135,313
227 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia -77,748 495,573
228 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda -86,479 251,441
229 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation -90,664 746,906
230 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt -111,509 786,913
231 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi -118,665 -90,575
232 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan -138,485 1,735,315
233 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye -139,110 835,459
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico -140,810 1,665,196
235 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -215,730 19,102,552
236 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines -221,928 994,402
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh -331,901 1,779,783

Regions with the Highest Net Migrations in 1972

Rank Region Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 Northern America 1,021,359 2,455,898
2 Europe 491,705 4,291,540
3 Oceania 45,478 373,398
4 Africa -391,458 9,975,149
5 Latin America and the Caribbean -500,025 7,239,453
6 Asia -667,044 50,977,194

Sub-regions with the Highest Net Migrations in 1972

Rank Sub-region Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 Western Europe 342,930 771,313
2 Southern Europe 80,091 1,228,657
3 Australia/New Zealand 73,792 273,929
4 Southern Africa 51,721 778,386
5 Northern Europe 51,654 379,575
6 Western Asia 17,060 2,577,410
7 Eastern Europe 17,030 1,911,995
8 Central Asia 16,988 772,279
9 Middle Africa 4,753 1,147,126
10 Micronesia -138 7,432
11 Polynesia -4,917 7,841
12 Melanesia -23,259 84,196
13 Western Africa -23,877 2,754,172
14 Eastern Asia -71,183 22,104,025
15 South-Eastern Asia -135,414 7,252,519
16 Caribbean -144,732 455,174
17 South America -152,967 4,619,138
18 Central America -202,326 2,165,141
19 Northern Africa -208,450 2,125,120
20 Eastern Africa -215,605 3,170,345
21 Southern Asia -494,495 18,270,961

Income Groups with the Highest Net Migrations in 1972

Rank Income Groupe Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 High-income countries 1,866,650 9,055,140
2 No income group available -3,829 358,237
3 Low-income countries -347,203 4,796,145
4 Lower-middle-income countries -735,361 30,930,334
5 Upper-middle-income countries -780,242 30,172,776
6 Middle-income countries -1,515,603 61,103,110

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UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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