Share of foreign-born residents, by country of origin U.S. 2017

This statistic shows the leading countries of origin for foreign-born residents of the United States in 2017. In that year, 25.3 percent of foreign-born residents in the United States were from Mexico.

Leading countries of origin for foreign-born residents of the United States in 2017

Share of foreign-born population
Mexico25.3%
China6.4%
India5.9%
Philippines4.5%
El Salvador3.1%
Vietnam3.1%
Cuba2.9%
Dominican Republic2.6%
Korea2.4%
Guatemala2.1%
Canada1.8%
Colombia1.8%
Jamaica1.7%
Haiti1.6%
Honduras1.5%
Germany1.2%
Peru1%
Brazil1%
Ecuador1%
Poland0.9%
Russia0.9%
Pakistan0.9%
Iran0.9%
Ukraine0.8%
Venezuela0.8%
Japan0.8%
Nigeria0.8%
United Kingdom, other0.7%
Italy0.7%
England0.7%
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

Only the top 30 countries of origin are shown.

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