September 22, 2015

U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Population, 1990-2014

U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Population, 1990-2014

Note: Shading surrounding lines indicates low and high points of the estimated 90% confidence interval.Trends are plotted from unrounded numbers; data labels are rounded independently and are not adjusted to sum to the total U.S. figure or other totals. See Methodology for details of rounding rules and definitions of regions and countries.

Source: Pew Research Center estimates for 2005-2012 based on augmented American Community Survey data from Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS); for 1995 and 2000 based on March supplements to Current Population Survey; for 1990 from Warren and Warren (2013) and U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (2003).