migrant population

September 2, 2021

America takes the second-most migrants in the world

The United States is the country that takes in the second-highest amount of migrants.

In 2018, the US took in 1,096,611 migrants into the country, which was actually a 3 percent decrease from the previous year.

The US received over 250,000 applications from asylum-seekers in 2018 — which was also down from the year prior. The rate was 23 percent higher in 2017.

Germany took the number one spot, having accepted 1,383,580 new migrants in 2018.


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