Country Comparison > Net migration rate

RankCountryNet migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)
1Syria27.06
2British Virgin Islands15.46
3Luxembourg13.33
4Cayman Islands13.04
5Singapore11.8
6Anguilla11.06
7Bahrain10.64
8Turks and Caicos Islands8.94
9Aruba8.37
10Monaco8.34
11Australia8.07
12New Zealand7.97
13Cyprus7.63
14United Arab Emirates7.6
15Spain7
16San Marino6.63
17Malta6.59
18Qatar6.49
19Canada5.64
20Isle of Man5.24
21Sweden5.2
22Djibouti5.08
23Liechtenstein4.88
24Western Sahara4.85
25Belgium4.78
26Saudi Arabia4.65
27Switzerland4.58
28Norway3.99
29Ireland3.86
30Gabon3.85
31New Caledonia3.75
32Austria3.58
33Iceland3.3
34Macau3.25
35Italy3.2
36United States3.04
37Botswana2.89
38Denmark2.75
39Finland2.56
40United Kingdom2.48
41Jersey2.32
42Czech Republic2.32
43Ukraine2.28
44Korea, South2.27
45Brunei2.25
46Antigua and Barbuda2.08
47Israel2.07
48Netherlands1.91
49Guernsey1.88
50Russia1.7
51Hong Kong1.66
52Bermuda1.6
53Slovenia1.54
54Germany1.5
55Hungary1.25
56Cote d'Ivoire1.23
57Saint Kitts and Nevis1.17
58France1.07
59Seychelles0.96
60Greece0.93
61Palau0.92
62Taiwan0.84
63Costa Rica0.78
64Belarus0.71
65Suriname0.53
66Kazakhstan0.39
67Macedonia0.38
68Chile0.33
69Portugal0.33
70Benin0.26
71Slovakia0.2
72South Sudan0.2
73Georgia0.06
74Guinea0
75Guyana0
76Japan0
77Madagascar0
78Montserrat0
79Malawi0
80Mauritius0
81Bhutan0
82Bahamas, The0
83Azerbaijan0
84Andorra0
85Ecuador0
86Equatorial Guinea0
87Faroe Islands0
88Central African Republic0
89Papua New Guinea0
90Serbia0
91Togo0
92Saint Helena0
93Thailand0
94Namibia0
95Zambia0
96Korea, North-0.04
97India-0.04
98Paraguay-0.07
99Argentina-0.09
100Afghanistan-0.1
101Brazil-0.13
102Panama-0.13
103Chad-0.14
104Ethiopia-0.2
105Kenya-0.2
106Yemen-0.2
107Nigeria-0.21
108Romania-0.21
109Angola-0.21
110South Africa-0.24
111Vietnam-0.25
112Malaysia-0.26
113Bulgaria-0.29
114Bolivia-0.29
115Cambodia-0.3
116Barbados-0.3
117Iran-0.31
118Cameroon-0.33
119Poland-0.33
120Egypt-0.34
121Bosnia and Herzegovina-0.38
122Oman-0.4
123Tanzania-0.4
124China-0.43
125Sudan-0.44
126Iraq-0.52
127Cape Verde-0.59
128Colombia-0.61
129Burkina Faso-0.64
130Libya-0.68
131Niger-0.69
132French Polynesia-0.69
133Mauritania-0.75
134Mongolia-0.79
135Burundi-0.84
136Algeria-0.85
137Congo, Democratic Republic of the-0.87
138Pakistan-0.87
139Congo, Republic of the-0.88
140Uruguay-0.89
141Croatia-0.98
142Belize-0.99
143Laos-1.01
144Tajikistan-1.06
145Indonesia-1.12
146Sierra Leone-1.23
147Sri Lanka-1.26
148Senegal-1.27
149Vanuatu-1.34
150Tunisia-1.35
151Honduras-1.37
152Burma-1.4
153Ghana-1.56
154Solomon Islands-1.59
155Gambia, The-1.64
156Mozambique-1.66
157Saint Lucia-1.66
158Guatemala-1.71
159Turkmenistan-1.74
160Philippines-1.78
161Peru-1.78
162Kosovo-1.8
163Morocco-1.86
164Mexico-1.88
165Haiti-1.93
166Uzbekistan-1.94
167Comoros-2.33
168Nicaragua-2.38
169Grenada-2.63
170Dominican Republic-2.73
171Kiribati-2.83
172Liberia-2.89
173Saint Barthelemy-2.95
174Bangladesh-2.96
175Estonia-3.05
176Nepal-3.08
177Albania-3.25
178Gibraltar-3.25
179Kuwait-3.33
180Rwanda-3.33
181Venezuela-3.44
182Uganda-3.48
183Cuba-3.71
184Guinea-Bissau-3.82
185Somalia-3.83
186East Timor-3.85
187Mali-3.86
188West Bank-4.23
189Wallis and Futuna-4.29
190Turkey-4.3
191Marshall Islands-4.48
192Gaza Strip-4.74
193El Salvador-4.84
194Montenegro-4.93
195Kyrgyzstan-4.95
196Zimbabwe-5.02
197Dominica-5.33
198Trinidad and Tobago-5.42
199Armenia-5.49
200Latvia-5.86
201Lithuania-5.94
202Greenland-5.99
203Saint Martin-6.02
204Lesotho-6.09
205Fiji-6.21
206Tuvalu-6.52
207Swaziland-6.75
208Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-7.21
209Virgin Islands-7.47
210Saint Pierre and Miquelon-7.67
211Sao Tome and Principe-7.93
212Samoa-8.14
213Moldova-9.04
214Jamaica-9.38
215Guam-11
216Jordan-11.26
217Nauru-11.34
218Eritrea-11.61
219Maldives-12.72
220Puerto Rico-14.06
221Northern Mariana Islands-15.44
222Tonga-17.91
223Micronesia, Federated States of-20.87
224American Samoa-26.07
225Cook Islands-29.86
226Lebanon-88.66

Definition: This entry includes the figure for the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons (based on midyear population). An excess of persons entering the country is referred to as net immigration (e.g., 3.56 migrants/1,000 population); an excess of persons leaving the country as net emigration (e.g., -9.26 migrants/1,000 population). The net migration rate indicates the contribution of migration to the overall level of population change. The net migration rate does not distinguish between economic migrants, refugees, and other types of migrants nor does it distinguish between lawful migrants and undocumented migrants.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020

See also: Net migration rate map

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