Unauthorized immigrant population trends for states, birth countries and regions
In 2017, an estimated 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants lived in the United States, down from a peak of 12.2 million in 2007. Explore trends in the unauthorized immigrant population for U.S. states, as well as for birth countries and regions.
Video: Is the number of unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. declining?
The latest Pew Research Center data estimates there were 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. in 2017, down significantly from a decade prior. In this video, our researchers go behind the scenes to explain the “how” and “why” behind determining these new numbers.
Facts on U.S. Immigrants, 2017
Statistical portrait of the foreign-born population in the United States
Estimates of U.S. unauthorized immigrant population, by metro area, 2016 and 2007
Explore estimates of unauthorized immigrant populations in 182 U.S. metropolitan areas.
U.S. unauthorized immigrant population estimates by state, 2016
Pew Research Center estimates that 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants, the lowest level in a decade, lived in the U.S. in 2016. View state by state data on unauthorized immigration.