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Table HS-9

Immigration by Leading Country or Region of Last Residence (1901 to 2001)

In thousands (8,795.4 represents 8,795,400). Data for years prior to 1906 relate to country where alien came; data from 1906-1979 and 1984-2001 are for country of last permanent residence; and data for 1980-1983 refer to country of birth. Because of changes in boundaries, changes in lists of countries, and lack of data for specified countries, data are not comparable for all years. For 1938-45, Austria included with Germany

 
191019201930194019501960197019801990199319941995199619971998199920002001
Immigration by Leading Country or Region of Last Residence (1901 to 2001)1                  
Africa         25.524.939.849.644.737.533.741.050.2
All Countries         904.3804.4720.5915.9798.4654.5646.6849.81064.3
Canada And Newfoundland         23.922.218.121.815.814.312.921.530.2
Caribbean         98.2103.896.0116.0101.172.970.485.997.0
China2         57.858.941.151.044.441.029.641.950.8
Germany         10.08.97.98.46.96.97.412.422.1
Ireland3         13.416.54.91.60.90.90.81.31.6
Italy         3.92.72.62.82.22.01.72.73.4
Mexico4         126.6111.490.0163.7146.7130.7146.4171.7204.8
Norway         0.70.50.50.60.40.30.40.50.6
Soviet Union         59.964.554.161.948.229.032.743.855.1
Sweden         1.51.31.11.51.11.00.91.52.0
United Kingdom         20.417.714.215.612.010.28.714.520.3
1901-19101911-19201921-19301931-19401941-19501951-19601961-19701971-19801981-19901984-19931985-19941986-19951987-19961988-19971989-19981990-19991991-20001992-2001
                   
Africa7.48.46.31.87.414.129.080.8176.9       354.9 
All Countries8795.45735.84107.2528.41035.02515.53321.74493.37338.1       9095.4 
Canada And Newfoundland179.2742.2924.5108.5171.7378.0413.3169.9156.9       192.0 
Caribbean107.5123.474.949.749.7123.1470.2741.1872.1       978.8 
China220.621.329.94.99.79.734.8124.3346.7       419.1 
Germany341.55143.95412.2114.1226.6477.8190.874.492.0       92.6 
Ireland3339.1146.2211.211.019.848.433.011.532.0       57.0 
Italy2045.91109.5455.368.057.7185.5214.1129.467.3       62.7 
Mexico449.6219.0459.360.660.6299.8453.9640.31655.8       2249.4 
Norway190.566.468.54.710.122.915.53.94.2       5.2 
Soviet Union1597.35921.2561.71.40.60.72.539.057.7       462.9 
Sweden249.595.197.24.010.721.717.16.511.0       12.7 
United Kingdom526.0341.4339.631.6139.3202.8213.8137.4159.2       151.9 
Footnotes
1 Quantities in thousands.
2 Beginning in 1957, China includes Taiwan.
3 Prior to 1926, data for Northern Ireland included in Ireland.
4 Land arrivals not completely enumerated until 1908.
5 From 1899-1919, data for Poland included in Austria-Hungary, Germany, and the Soviet Union.
Source

U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service), Statistical Yearbook, annual. See also .

<http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/index.htm>

<http://www.immigration.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/ybpage.htm>

 
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