May 12, 2015

Sources of Hispanic Population Growth, by Decade

Date U.S. births Immigration
1970s 3.1 3.1
1980s 4.4 5.6
1990s 7.0 8.1
2000s 9.6 6.5
2010-2014 3.9 1.4

Note: U.S. births and immigrations reflect additions to the U.S. Hispanic population. Deaths and emigration not shown.

Source: Based on Pew Research Center tabulations of 2014 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS) for 2010-2014, and of the 2010 American Community Survey (1% IPUMS) for 2000s. Data for 1970s, 1980s and 1990s drawn from Pew Research Center historical projections (Passel and Cohn, 2008).

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