A record 23 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. Chinese, Indian, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese Americans accounted for 85% of all Asian Americans as of 2019. The U.S. Asian population is projected to reach 46 million by 2060.

The 19 largest Asian origin groups in the U.S. together account for 97% of the nation’s total Asian population, and the groups differ significantly by income, education, and other characteristics. Please visit our 19 fact sheets for more information on each group.