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Which Country in Africa Has the Most Immigrants Or Emigrants?

By Vexen Crabtree 2017


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Percent of Population
Pos.Immigrants (2010)
%1
Emigrants (2010)
%1
Population (2012)2
1Gabon18.9%1.7%1.6m
2Gambia16.6%3.7%1.8m
3Djibouti13.0%1.5%0.9m
4Seychelles12.8%14.6%87 169
5Ivory Coast11.2%5.4%20.6m
6Libya10.4%1.7%6.5m
7Ghana7.6%3.4%25.5m
8Burkina Faso6.4%9.7%17.5m
9Namibia6.3%0.7%2.4m
10Botswana5.8%3.2%2.1m
11Rwanda4.5%2.6%11.3m
12Guinea3.8%5.2%10.5m
13Congo, (Brazzaville)3.8%5.6%4.2m
14S. Africa3.7%1.7%50.7m
15Chad3.4%2.1%11.8m
16Swaziland3.4%13.4%1.2m
17Mauritius3.3%10.9%1.3m
18Sao Tome & Principe3.2%21.9%0.2m
19Mauritania2.9%3.5%3.6m
20Zimbabwe2.9%9.9%13.0m
21Togo2.7%5.4%6.3m
22Benin2.5%5.8%9.4m
23Cape Verde2.4%37.6%0.5m
24Liberia2.3%10.5%4.2m
25Kenya2.0%1.1%42.7m
26Comoros2.0%5.6%0.8m
27Mozambique1.9%5.0%24.5m
28Uganda1.9%2.2%35.6m
29Sierra Leone1.8%4.6%6.1m
30Central African Rep.1.8%2.9%4.6m
31Zambia1.8%1.4%13.9m
32Malawi1.8%1.4%15.9m
33Sudan1.7%2.2%35.0m
34Senegal1.6%5.0%13.1m
35Tanzania1.5%0.7%47.7m
36Niger1.3%2.4%16.6m
37Mali1.2%7.6%16.3m
38Guinea-Bissau1.2%6.8%1.6m
39Equatorial Guinea1.1%14.9%0.7m
40Cameroon1.0%1.4%20.5m
41Burundi0.7%4.2%8.7m
42Nigeria0.7%0.6%166.6m
43Algeria0.7%3.4%36.5m
44Congo, DR0.7%1.3%69.6m
45Ethiopia0.6%0.7%86.5m
46Angola0.3%2.8%20.2m
47Tunisia0.3%6.3%10.7m
48Eritrea0.3%18.0%5.6m
49Lesotho0.3%20.5%2.2m
50Egypt0.3%4.4%84.0m
51Somalia0.2%8.7%9.8m
52Madagascar0.2%0.4%21.9m
53Morocco0.2%9.3%32.6m
Africa Avg3.5%6.2%19.8m
q=53.

The countries in Africa with the highest percent of immigrants in their populations are Gabon (18.9%), The Gambia (16.6%) and Djibouti (13.0%), although the average for Africa is 3%. And which countries are seeing most people emigrate? Cape Verde (37.6%), Sao Tome & Principe (21.9%) and Lesotho (20.5%), with a continental average of 6% who have crossed a national border to live elsewhere.

Current edition: 2017 Jun 05
http://www.humantruth.info/africa_migration.html
Parent page: Which are the Best Countries in Africa?

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United Nations
(2013) Human Development Report. Published by the UN Development Programme. This edition had the theme of The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World. Available on hdr.undp.org/... UN Development Program: About the Human Development Index.

Footnotes

  1. UN (2013). Table 11.^
  2. UN (2013). Table 14.^

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