Facts on Hispanics of Argentine origin in the United States, 2017
An estimated 278,000 Hispanics of Argentine origin lived in the United States in 2017, according to a Pew Research Center analysis.
Recently arrived U.S. immigrants, growing in number, differ from long-term residents
Recently arrived immigrants have markedly different education, income and other characteristics from those who have been in the U.S. for longer.
Facts on U.S. Immigrants, 2017
There were a record 44.4 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2017, making up 13.6% of the nation’s population.
Immigrant share in U.S. nears record high but remains below that of many other countries
Nearly 14% of the U.S. population is foreign-born. That's the highest share of foreign-born people in the country since 1910, but it's far from the highest in the world.
International migrants by country
Explore detailed tables on the number and share of immigrants and emigrants by country.
Latin America, Caribbean no longer world’s fastest growing source of international migrants
Growth in the number of emigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean has slowed – due in large part to a slowdown of people leaving Mexico.
The most common Mediterranean migration paths into Europe have changed since 2009
The paths migrants have taken across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe have changed over time. So far in 2018, the Morocco-to-Spain corridor has been the most traveled among the three major sea routes used by migrants to reach Europe.
2016, Foreign-Born Population in the United States Statistical Portrait
There were a record 43.7 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2016, making up 13.5% of the nation’s population.
Record number of forcibly displaced people lived in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017
The number of people living in sub-Saharan Africa who were forced to leave their homes due to conflict reached a new high of 18.4 million in 2017, up sharply from 14.1 million in 2016 – the largest regional increase of forcibly displaced people in the world.
At Least a Million Sub-Saharan Africans Moved to Europe Since 2010
International migration from sub-Saharan African countries to Europe and the U.S. has grown over the past decade. Many who live in sub-Saharan Africa say they would move to another country if they could.
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