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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
Immigrants (2010)
%1
Emigrants (2010)
%1
Population (2012)2
1Gabon18.91.71.6m
2Gambia16.63.71.8m
3Djibouti13.01.50.9m
4Seychelles12.814.687 169
5Ivory Coast11.25.420.6m
6Libya10.41.76.5m
7Ghana7.63.425.5m
8Burkina Faso6.49.717.5m
9Namibia6.30.72.4m
10Botswana5.83.22.1m
11Rwanda4.52.611.3m
12Guinea3.85.210.5m
13Congo, (Brazzaville)3.85.64.2m
14S. Africa3.71.750.7m
15Chad3.42.111.8m
16Swaziland3.413.41.2m
17Mauritius3.310.91.3m
18Sao Tome & Principe3.221.90.2m
19Mauritania2.93.53.6m
20Zimbabwe2.99.913.0m
21Togo2.75.46.3m
22Benin2.55.89.4m
23Cape Verde2.437.60.5m
24Liberia2.310.54.2m
25Kenya2.01.142.7m
26Comoros2.05.60.8m
27Mozambique1.95.024.5m
28Uganda1.92.235.6m
29Sierra Leone1.84.66.1m
30Central African Rep.1.82.94.6m
31Zambia1.81.413.9m
32Malawi1.81.415.9m
33Sudan1.72.235.0m
34Senegal1.65.013.1m
35Tanzania1.50.747.7m
36Niger1.32.416.6m
37Mali1.27.616.3m
38Guinea-Bissau1.26.81.6m
39Equatorial Guinea1.114.90.7m
40Cameroon1.01.420.5m
41Burundi0.74.28.7m
42Nigeria0.70.6166.6m
43Algeria0.73.436.5m
44Congo, DR0.71.369.6m
45Ethiopia0.60.786.5m
46Angola0.32.820.2m
47Tunisia0.36.310.7m
48Eritrea0.318.05.6m
49Lesotho0.320.52.2m
50Egypt0.34.484.0m
51Somalia0.28.79.8m
52Madagascar0.20.421.9m
53Morocco0.29.332.6m
Africa Avg3.56.219.8m
q=53.

The most populous country in Africa, Nigeria, is comprised of 0.7% immigrants. The continental countries with most immigrants is Gabon (nearly 20%), Gambia (17%), Djibouti (13%), the Ivory Coast (11%) and Libya (10%). The average African country is comprised of 3.5% immigrants.

Which countries are seeing most people emigrate? Cape Verde has had 37.6% of its population leave, Sao Tome & Principe and Lesotho are at over 20% and Eritrea is not far behind. The average African country has seen 6.2% of its population cross a national border to live elsewhere.

Current edition: 2017 Jun 05
http://www.humantruth.info/africa_migration.html
Parent page: Compare International Statistics by Region and Continent

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United Nations
(2013) Human Development Report. This edition had the theme of The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World. Published on the United Nation's HDR website at hdr.undp.org/.../hdr2013/ (accessed throughout 2013). UN Development Program: About the Human Development Index.

Footnotes

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

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