There were a record 44.4 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2017, making up 13.6% of the nation’s population. Explore charts and tables with demographic data on the foreign born population in the U.S. from 1960 to 2017.
Worldwide, an estimated $625 billion (USD) was sent by migrants to individuals in their home countries in 2017, a 7% increase from 2016, when the amount was $586 billion, according to economists at the World Bank. This increase follows two consecutive years of decline.
Test your knowledge of science facts and applications of scientific principles by taking our 11-question quiz, then compare your answers to the average American and across demographic groups.
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Explore estimates of unauthorized immigrant populations in 182 U.S. metropolitan areas.
Facebook and WhatsApp are the most widely used social media platforms and messaging applications in 11 countries around the world.
Generally better educated and more racially and ethnically diverse, Millennials have also been slower to marry and form their own households than previous generations of young adults.
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