November 15, 2006
Note: The countries are listed in alphabetical order
|Major countries of destination of migrants
from Macedonia are
Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States.
Matrix, the Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation
Note: Many long-term residents in Macedonia who
are counted as "foreign born" today were born in other states of the
former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Therefore, the number of foreign born
in contemporary Macedonia may reflect the country's changed geopolitical status
rather than its immigration trends. The former Yugoslavia included the following
states: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and
|According to UN Population Division
estimates, the foreign born represented 5.9 percent (121,291) of the total
population of Macedonia in 2005.
Population Division. 2006. Trends in Total Migrant Stock: The 2005 Revision.POP/DB/MIG/Rev.2005
For more data details, go to the Development Research Centre
on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty:
Migration Information Source:
More information about Macedonia: http://migrationinformation.org/
State Statistical Office: http://www.stat.gov.mk/english/glavna_eng.asp
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