Annual Net Migrations by Country in 2018

In 2018, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America was the country with the highest annual net migrations of 1,200,796 people for the year. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic with 513,647 , and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia were 494,364 more people immigrated to than emigrated from the country.

The country with the lowest annual net migrations was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) with -1,356,759 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan with a net migrations of -1,309,609, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia with -561,563 net migrations recorded.

The geographic region with the highest net migrations was Northern America with a total of 1,618,719 people dying for the year. Closely followed by Europe with a net migrations 1582.667, and Oceania with 294,873 net migrations recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest net migrations of 610,183 people. Closely followed by Northern Europe with a net migrations of 393,122, and Southern Europe with 336,260 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 4,321,886. While the lowest net migrations is recorded by Lower-middle-income countries were -3,683,498 more people emigrated than immigrated in that segment.

Countries with the Highest Net Migrations in 2018

Rank Country Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 1,200,796 2,222,131
2 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 513,647 753,994
3 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 494,364 961,647
4 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 417,974 503,366
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 392,587 263,863
6 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 339,064 281,494
7 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 336,527 141,235
8 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 326,831 710,992
9 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 253,245 813,238
10 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 237,358 341,665
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 230,577 346,301
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 220,307 381,862
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 177,470 -430,566
14 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 153,372 369,293
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 144,967 193,305
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 118,642 145,262
17 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 81,492 104,262
18 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 80,419 106,092
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 75,863 -122,919
20 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 74,198 1,274,118
21 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 68,145 404,613
22 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 67,934 1,668,457
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 61,632 1,069,292
24 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 60,758 76,407
25 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 60,723 1,393,804
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 60,604 410,259
27 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 55,439 62,535
28 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 46,664 540,674
29 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 40,899 60,624
30 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 40,844 557,293
31 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 35,726 49,509
32 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 35,502 42,602
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 35,404 36,521
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 33,647 64,914
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 33,554 240,849
36 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 31,976 -5,773
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 30,080 40,300
38 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 29,395 56,787
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 27,265 736,664
40 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 25,591 25,774
41 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 24,688 213,852
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 23,337 28,584
43 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 18,388 32,564
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 18,019 540,284
45 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 15,731 -17,351
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 15,615 147,524
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 15,583 51,193
48 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 14,391 127,899
49 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 11,662 38,216
50 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 11,646 4,794
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 11,426 68,810
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 11,180 12,176
53 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 11,130 68,537
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 10,578 16,736
55 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 10,177 -16,776
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 10,096 11,908
57 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 9,309 2,946,778
58 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 9,304 196,700
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 8,219 12,590
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 7,559 7,254
61 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 7,229 5,687
62 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 6,688 13,007
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 6,660 986,781
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 6,611 8,526
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 5,835 96,710
66 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 4,977 10,128
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 4,690 338,006
68 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 4,198 45,940
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 3,819 48,907
70 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 3,752 7,101
71 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 3,368 346,771
72 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 3,346 -31,540
73 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 3,193 2,476
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2,893 51,129
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 1,924 2,089
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 1,583 78,913
77 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 1,451 11,347
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1,435 16,892
79 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 1,403 1,637
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 1,200 7,377
81 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 1,185 7,396
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 1,184 1,305
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 1,054 1,284
84 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 1,000 2,857
85 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 653 718
86 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 640 773
87 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 547 616
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 485 681,192
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 429 417
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 416 12
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 367 511
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 306 250
93 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 291 5,635
94 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 276 1,276
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 272 185
96 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 221 250
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 199 191
98 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 196 220
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 194 539
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 193 308
101 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 137 14
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 119 134
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 100 166
104 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 39 57
105 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 20 25
106 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 8 43
107 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 6 -30
108 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 0 17,562
109 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 0 -12
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 0 461
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 0 714
112 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 0 -25
113 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru -39 246
114 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu -57 98
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar -58 40
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados -65 487
117 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands -171 -109
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada -190 900
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis -191 -38
120 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands -298 -147
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland -357 -8
122 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu -403 7,078
123 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands -458 -509
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam -638 3,859
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati -776 1,929
126 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines -807 -291
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands -817 -436
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname -862 6,163
129 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia -952 2,175
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia -1,000 1,674
131 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion -1,181 8,269
132 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) -1,283 478
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde -1,323 5,853
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) -1,356 -917
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau -1,396 45,311
136 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands -1,603 15,680
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa -1,652 -1,074
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe -1,758 3,264
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam -1,850 -12
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands -1,901 -1,226
141 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo -1,997 194,548
142 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga -2,024 -245
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro -2,024 -1,105
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe -2,119 -782
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius -2,209 433
146 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia -2,386 498
147 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa -2,739 2,102
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone -2,741 184,334
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros -2,919 14,665
150 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay -2,963 3,008
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania -2,987 112,105
152 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam -3,080 871,015
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique -3,131 -2,605
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea -3,223 118,997
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho -3,234 27,564
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain -3,601 14,009
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi -3,706 491,816
158 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger -3,816 856,076
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia -3,936 63,605
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia -5,174 226
161 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste -5,352 18,551
162 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras -6,768 166,036
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates -8,582 71,189
164 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia -8,596 41,063
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia -8,632 -19,527
166 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland -8,736 -24,441
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo -8,858 130,229
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania -9,106 -2,752
169 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon -9,185 701,613
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea -9,195 317,253
171 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) -9,345 170,756
172 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan -9,614 94,816
173 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini -9,956 9,153
174 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan -10,135 206,113
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic -10,303 106,895
176 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda -10,794 301,835
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica -11,329 2,476
178 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji -11,738 -316
179 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria -12,115 -65,203
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique -12,765 853,119
181 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia -13,171 -31,242
182 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba -14,219 -8,174
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania -14,451 -27,723
184 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines -15,371 1,810,300
185 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay -16,470 87,372
186 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire -17,190 647,079
187 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico -17,320 -27,428
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana -19,374 649,387
189 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal -19,973 422,374
190 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua -20,739 91,821
191 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia -21,013 118,669
192 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea -21,435 57,217
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia -23,226 93,992
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece -23,600 -57,137
195 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso -23,971 557,324
196 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine -25,137 104,035
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia -25,835 -15,700
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina -29,154 -39,360
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic -29,944 117,775
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) -29,981 1,041,359
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan -30,717 102,923
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan -31,760 218,720
203 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine -33,273 -230,915
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) -34,137 -22,764
205 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti -35,007 147,894
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova -36,088 -35,758
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria -36,227 785,486
208 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen -39,699 751,481
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia -39,878 2,546,131
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali -40,761 627,538
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan -47,205 1,052,372
212 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman -51,177 30,487
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia -51,685 187,947
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic -53,083 103,686
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador -54,158 6,339
216 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania -56,813 1,765,498
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala -56,884 262,655
218 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania -57,865 -96,182
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe -59,918 303,610
220 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan -60,066 521,714
221 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt -61,050 1,915,715
222 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal -81,130 318,104
223 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria -81,384 4,881,529
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco -89,007 384,922
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka -97,100 70,912
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico -99,430 1,092,597
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar -114,634 372,878
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya -115,434 978,770
229 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo -124,242 2,788,952
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon -233,520 -163,096
231 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye -261,813 684,765
232 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina -296,674 5,321,149
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan -297,041 -90,877
234 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh -323,380 1,842,986
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia -561,563 14,508,815
236 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan -1,309,609 3,484,439
237 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) -1,356,759 -1,022,235

Regions with the Highest Net Migrations in 2018

Rank Region Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 Northern America 1,618,719 2,725,714
2 Europe 1,582,667 845,407
3 Oceania 294,873 728,727
4 Latin America and the Caribbean -341,119 5,731,562
5 Africa -815,057 32,134,894
6 Asia -2,340,072 40,110,624

Sub-regions with the Highest Net Migrations in 2018

Rank Sub-region Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 Western Europe 610,183 640,077
2 Northern Europe 393,122 551,791
3 Southern Europe 336,260 -21,650
4 Western Asia 331,372 4,740,344
5 Australia/New Zealand 300,726 487,954
6 Eastern Europe 243,102 -324,811
7 Eastern Asia 45,255 5,310,591
8 Southern Africa 9,298 863,351
9 Melanesia 8,558 236,792
10 Micronesia -6,658 1,022
11 Polynesia -7,753 2,959
12 Caribbean -49,122 307,383
13 Middle Africa -70,354 5,440,033
14 South America -70,531 3,682,858
15 Northern Africa -120,576 4,588,627
16 South-Eastern Asia -135,307 6,574,044
17 Central Asia -142,292 1,144,286
18 Central America -221,466 1,741,321
19 Western Africa -249,897 10,005,049
20 Eastern Africa -383,528 11,237,834
21 Southern Asia -2,439,100 22,341,359

Income Groups with the Highest Net Migrations in 2018

Rank Income Groupe Net Migrations Population Change +/-
1 High-income countries 4,321,886 6,024,552
2 Upper-middle-income countries 603,333 14,889,426
3 Low-income countries 107,800 18,461,329
4 No income group available -1,349,510 -1,008,337
5 Middle-income countries -3,080,165 58,799,384
6 Lower-middle-income countries -3,683,498 43,909,958

Data Information

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The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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