Pew Research CenterMay 3, 2017

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States

Pew Research CenterMay 3, 2017

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States

PublicationsMay 3, 2017

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States

There were a record 43.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2015, making up 13.4% of the nation’s population. This represents a fourfold increase since 1960, when only 9.7 million immigrants lived in the U.S.

Pew Research CenterMay 3, 2017

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States

Pew Research CenterMay 3, 2017

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States

Featured ReportApril 23, 2012

Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero—and Perhaps Less

The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 22, 2009

Mexican Immigrants: How Many Come? How Many Leave?

The flow of immigrants from Mexico to the United States has declined sharply since mid-decade, but there is no evidence of an increase during this period in the number of Mexican-born migrants returning home from the U.S.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 5, 2006

Gender and Migration

Reflecting broad changes in their social and economic status, women around the world have been migrating more in recent decades and as a result have constituted an increasing share of migrant populations almost everywhere.

Fact SheetsMay 22, 2006

Modes of Entry for the Unauthorized Migrant Population

Fact Sheet

Fact SheetsApril 26, 2006

Estimates of the Unauthorized Migrant Population for States based on the March 2005 CPS

Fact Sheet