Monday, March 12, 2007

The Big Three

According to estimates by the United Nations, 175 million people (2.9 percent of the world's population) live outside their country of birth. The three nations with the most immigrants are

United States: 35 million
Russia: 13 million
Germany: 7 million

Source: People Flows in Globalization, Richard B. Freeman, National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper 12315

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