Proportion of Total Population by Country of Birth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

% Change fr.

 

1996

2000

2005

2007

96 vs 2007

Oceania and Antarctica

Australia

76.7%

77.0%

75.8%

75.0%

12.2%

Cook Islands

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

76.4%

Fiji

0.2%

0.2%

0.3%

0.3%

42.3%

New Caledonia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

26.3%

New Zealand

1.7%

1.9%

2.1%

2.2%

47.1%

Papua New Guinea

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

8.2%

Samoa

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

62.4%

Solomon Island

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

46.9%

Tonga

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

14.2%

Vanuatu

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

30.1%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

54.9%

Total

79.0%

79.4%

78.5%

77.8%

13.1%

North-West Europe

Austria

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-7.7%

Belgium

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

20.9%

Denmark

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

12.0%

Finland

0.1%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

3.2%

France

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

43.9%

Germany

0.7%

0.6%

0.6%

0.6%

3.9%

Ireland

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

8.0%

Netherlands

0.5%

0.5%

0.4%

0.4%

-4.7%

Norway

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

64.1%

Sweden

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

48.0%

Switzerland

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

25.8%

United Kingdom

6.4%

5.9%

5.5%

5.5%

-1.3%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

67.0%

Total

8.3%

7.8%

7.3%

7.3%

0.4%

Southern and Eastern Europe

Albania

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

106.3%

Belarus

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

35.1%

Bosnia and Herzegovina

0.1%

0.1%

0.2%

0.2%

97.1%

Bulgaria

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

35.8%

Croatia

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

24.0%

Cyprus

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-3.6%

Czech Republic

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

2.1%

Estonia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-34.0%

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

0.3%

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

4.2%

Greece

0.8%

0.7%

0.7%

0.6%

-5.9%

Hungary

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-13.3%

Italy

1.4%

1.3%

1.1%

1.1%

-13.1%

Latvia

0.1%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-35.1%

Lithuania

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-33.6%

Malta

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

0.2%

-8.9%

Poland

0.4%

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

-14.0%

Portugal

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-1.6%

Romania

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

24.7%

Russian Federation

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

12.8%

Serbia and Montenegro

0.3%

0.3%

0.2%

0.2%

-30.9%

Slovakia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

5.9%

Slovenia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-6.6%

Spain

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

2.0%

Ukraine

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-3.8%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

48.9%

Total

4.9%

4.5%

4.2%

4.0%

-5.0%

North Africa and Middle East

Algeria

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

54.4%

Bahrain

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

92.2%

Egypt

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

3.6%

Gaza Strip and West Bank

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

5.6%

Iran

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

54.9%

Iraq

0.1%

0.1%

0.2%

0.2%

154.0%

Israel

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

41.4%

Jordan

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

51.5%

Kuwait

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

108.9%

Lebanon

0.4%

0.4%

0.4%

0.4%

17.0%

Libya

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

29.4%

Morocco

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

36.9%

Saudi Arabia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

340.5%

Sudan

0.0%

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

776.0%

Syria

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

31.2%

Turkey

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

19.8%

United Arab Emirates

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

332.2%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

160.9%

Total

1.2%

1.2%

1.4%

1.5%

44.6%

South-East Asia

Brunei Darussalam

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

49.2%

Burma (Myanmar)

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

34.0%

Cambodia

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

20.1%

East Timor

0.0%

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

-

Indonesia

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

32.1%

Laos

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-2.2%

Malaysia

0.5%

0.4%

0.5%

0.5%

36.5%

Philippines

0.6%

0.6%

0.7%

0.7%

40.6%

Singapore

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

60.3%

Thailand

0.1%

0.1%

0.2%

0.2%

85.7%

Viet Nam

0.9%

0.9%

0.9%

0.9%

14.5%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

                     -  

Total

2.7%

2.8%

3.0%

3.2%

33.7%

North-East Asia

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan Province)(c)

0.0%

0.8%

1.1%

1.3%

132.0%

Hong Kong (SAR of China)

0.4%

0.4%

0.4%

0.4%

12.0%

Japan

0.1%

0.1%

0.2%

0.2%

76.0%

Korea, Republic of (South)

0.2%

0.2%

0.3%

0.3%

112.1%

Macau

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

18.0%

Taiwan (Province of China)

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

46.5%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

141.7%

Total

1.5%

1.7%

2.1%

2.5%

84.2%

Southern and Central Asia

Afghanistan

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

229.2%

Armenia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

25.0%

Bangladesh

0.0%

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

251.9%

India

0.5%

0.5%

0.8%

1.0%

135.5%

Nepal

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

302.1%

Pakistan

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

130.5%

Sri Lanka

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

0.4%

43.0%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

212.1%

Total

0.9%

1.0%

1.4%

1.6%

114.7%

Americas

Argentina

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

13.2%

Brazil

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

165.9%

Canada

0.1%

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

42.3%

Chile

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

3.4%

Colombia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

139.5%

Ecuador

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

29.8%

El Salvador

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-0.5%

Mexico

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

152.7%

Peru

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

43.1%

Trinidad and Tobago

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

21.5%

United States of America

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

0.4%

43.0%

Uruguay

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.2%

Venezuela

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

125.2%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

23.0%

Total

0.9%

0.9%

1.0%

1.0%

33.3%

Sub-Saharan Africa

Eritrea

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

86.6%

Ethiopia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

162.2%

Ghana

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

103.2%

Kenya

0.0%

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

108.7%

Liberia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

2182.8%

Mauritius

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

14.9%

Nigeria

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

118.2%

Seychelles

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

3.4%

Sierra Leone

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1230.1%

Somalia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

129.3%

South Africa

0.3%

0.4%

0.6%

0.6%

104.5%

Tanzania

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

72.7%

Uganda

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

70.7%

Zambia

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

74.1%

Zimbabwe

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

147.6%

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

202.0%

Total

0.6%

0.8%

1.0%

1.1%

97.8%

Total overseas-born

23.3%

23.0%

24.2%

25.0%

23.4%

Total all countries of birth

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

14.8%