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Which Country in the Middle East 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
1Qatar86.50.71.9m
2UAE70.01.28.1m
3Kuwait68.88.52.9m
4Jordan45.911.36.5m
5Palestine43.668.44.3m
6Israel40.414.07.7m
7Bahrain39.13.71.4m
8Oman28.40.52.9m
9Saudi Arabia27.80.728.7m
10Lebanon17.815.64.3m
11Cyprus17.517.01.1m
12Syria9.84.221.1m
13Iran2.81.775.6m
14Yemen2.14.725.6m
15Turkey1.95.674.5m
16Egypt0.34.484.0m
17Iraq0.34.933.7m
Middle East Avg29.69.822.6m
q=17.

The Middle-Eastern countries with the highest percent of immigrants is Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, all of which have well over 50%. Jordan's, Palestine's, Israel's and Bahrain's populations are comprised of around 40% to 50% immigrants. In fact, the average country in the Middle East has a rate of 29.6%.

What countries are seeing most people emigrate? 70% of Palestine's population has moved away. The next highest rates in the region are Cyprus (18%), Lebanon (16%), Israel (14%) and Jordan (11%). The average rate of emigration in the Middle East is 10%.

Current edition: 2017 Jun 05
http://www.humantruth.info/middle_east_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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