December 15, 2006
Note: Countries are listed in alphabetical order.
|Major countries of destination of migrants
from China are
Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and the United States.
Matrix, the Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation
Population Division. 2006. Trends in Total Migrant Stock: The 2005 Revision. POP/DB/MIG/Rev.2005
|According to UN Population Division
estimates, the international migrant population was reported to be
595,658 in China in 2005.**
**There were no data on either the foreign or the foreign-born population for
China. Therefore, the estimate is an inputed value.
For more data details, go to the Development Research Centre
on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty:
Migration Information Source:
China country resource page: http://www.migrationinformation.org/Resources/china.cfm
National Bureau of Statistics of China: http://www.stats.gov.cn/english/
* The conventional long form: People's Republic of China.