International migrants' origins as of 2010, by region

This statistic shows the regions of origin of international migrants as of 2010. According to the survey, approximately 71.5 million people migrated from Asia and the Pacific region in their lifetime, which equals 33 percent of all emigrants.

International migrants' origins as of 2010, by region

Region of originNumber of migrants
Asia, Pacific71,510,000
Europe60,900,000
Latin America and Caribbean34,320,000
Middle East and North Africa22,460,000
Sub-Saharan Africa21,390,000
North America3,760,000
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Source

Release date

March 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2010

Supplementary notes

Estimates were rounded to the nearest 100,000.

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