The Human Truth Foundation

Which Country in Asia Has the Most Immigrants Or Emigrants?

By Vexen Crabtree 2017

#asia #china #emigration #immigration #india #migration #population

Percent of Population
Pos.Immigrants (2017)
%1
Emigrants (2010)
%2
Population (2018)
Population3
1UAE88.4%1.2%9.6m
2Kuwait75.5%8.5%4.1m
3Qatar65.2%0.7%2.8m
4Bahrain48.4%3.7%1.6m
5Singapore46.0%6.1%5.8m
6Oman44.7%0.5%4.8m
7Hong Kong39.1%10.2%7.4m
8Saudi Arabia37.0%0.7%33.7m
9Jordan33.3%11.3%10.0m
10Lebanon31.9%15.6%6.9m
11Brunei25.3%6.0%0.4m
12Israel23.6%14.0%8.4m
13Kazakhstan20.0%23.6%18.3m
14Cyprus16.0%17.0%1.2m
15Maldives15.4%0.6%0.5m
16Malaysia8.5%5.3%31.5m
17Russia8.1%7.9%145.7m
18Armenia6.5%28.2%3.0m
19Bhutan6.5%6.3%0.8m
20Turkey6.0%5.6%82.3m
21Syria5.5%4.2%16.9m
22Thailand5.2%1.2%69.4m
23Palestine5.2%68.4%4.9m
24Uzbekistan3.6%7.0%32.5m
25Turkmenistan3.4%5.0%5.9m
26Iran3.3%1.7%81.8m
27Kyrgyzstan3.3%11.2%6.3m
28Tajikistan3.1%11.2%9.1m
29Azerbaijan2.6%16.0%9.9m
30S. Korea2.3%4.3%51.2m
31Georgia2.0%25.1%4.0m
32Japan1.8%0.6%127.2m
33Pakistan1.7%2.5%212.2m
34Nepal1.7%3.3%28.1m
35Yemen1.4%4.7%28.5m
36Iraq1.0%4.9%38.4m
37Timor-Leste (E. Timor)0.9%1.4%1.3m
38Bangladesh0.9%3.3%161.4m
39Laos0.7%5.7%7.1m
40Mongolia0.6%1.2%3.2m
41Cambodia0.5%2.3%16.2m
42India0.4%0.9%1.4b
43Afghanistan0.4%8.1%37.2m
44Philippines0.2%4.6%106.7m
45N. Korea0.2%1.3%25.5m
46Sri Lanka0.2%9.1%21.2m
47Myanmar (Burma)0.1%1.0%53.7m
48Indonesia0.1%1.1%267.7m
49Vietnam0.1%2.5%95.5m
50China0.1%0.6%1.4b
Asia Avg14.0%7.7%93.6m
q=50.

Some of the smaller countries of Asia have very high immigration rates. The countries in Asia with the highest percent of immigrants in their populations are UAE (88.4%), Kuwait (75.5%) and Qatar (65.2%), although the average for Asia is 14%. Several other countries approach an immigration rate of 50%. The highest rates of emigration are seen in Palestine (68.4%), Armenia (28.2%) and Georgia (25.1%), with an average continental rate of 8%. The two massive countries of China and India (both with over a billion inhabitants) see less than half a percent of their people come or go.