Foreign-born population refers to people who have migrated from their country of birth to the country where they are currently living. If you consider the immigration statistics of the USA, it’s clear why America was referred to as the “melting pot.”
According to International Migration Report 2017, the number of international migrants worldwide continues to grow very fast reaching about 258 million in 2017. The report further states that in 2017, two-thirds of all international migrants were living in only twenty countries with USA, Saudi Arabia, and Germany at the top of the list. While 17 million of international migrants came from India in 2017, Mexico followed with 13 million.
As the situation with migration changed rapidly over the past few years, the number of international migrants in the following countries continues to rise. In this list of Top 11 Immigration Countries With Highest Foreign Born Population In The World, you’ll see what the countries with the largest migrant population are as well as the top choices for expats.