Table 1. Immigration of Indians to Selected Countries, 1995 to 2005
Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 1995 to 2005 % of total
Europe
Europe
Belgium 390 523 435   561 662 852 959 1,101 1,213 1,339 8,035 1.8%
Denmark 247 256 278 299 334 368 384 343 529 613 710 4,361 1.0%
France 569 589 689 912 1,041 1,004 1,139 1,253 1,216 1,160 1,087 10,659 2.4%
Italy 869 2,756 ,, 2,586 5,417 7,011 4,820 7,155 7,878 5,735 6,849 51,076 11.7%
Germany 6,128 6,545 5,278 4,715 5,077 6,544 8,949 9,433 9,227 9,125 8,364 79,385 18.1%
Austria   593 494 663 828 1,236 836 1,405 1,428 1,187 1,255 9,925 2.3%
Netherlands 510 588 695 882 726 661 684 614 638 564 1,217 7,779 1.8%
Poland       86 352 311 377 534 615 682 673 3,630 0.8%
Portugal             2,904 827 263 239 337 4,570 1.0%
Spain 169 122 211 240 289 648 835 887 2,640 3,709 4,929 14,679 3.4%
Sweden 262 226 226 309 322 369 428 556 752 834 1,077 5,361 1.2%
Switzerland 685 731 816 976 1,014 1,313 1,703 1,580 1,360 1,457 1,543 13,178 3.0%
Other 57 72 101 120 161 511 311 800 1,130 1,339 2,386 6,988 1.6%
United Kingdom 6,000 6,000 10,000 6,172 10,346 17,150 16,001 20,369 31,257 48,367 46,621 218,283 49.8%
Europe without UK 9,866 13,001 9,223 11,788 16,122 20,638 24,222 26,346 28,777 27,857 31,766 219,626 50.1%
Total Europe 15,886 19,001 19,223 17,960 26,486 37,788 40,223 46,715 60,034 76,224 78,387 437,909 100%
Other countries % of all
selected
countries
United States 34,748 44,859 38,048 36,414 30,157 41,903 70,032 70,823 50,228 70,151 84,681 572,044 41.6%
Canada 16,215 21,276 19,615 15,376 17,458 26,126 27,904 28,838 24,593 25,576 33,146 256,123 18.6%
Autralia 3,700 2,681 2,786 2,557 4,631 6,336 5,091 5,783 8,135 9,414 11,286 62,400 4.5%
New Zealand 3,368 3,218 2,163 2,199 2,666 4,308 7,443 8,244 4,791 3,133 3,483 45,016 3.3%
Total
(selected countries)
73,917 91,035 81,835 74,506 81,380 116,461 150,693 160,403 147,781 184,498 210,983 1,373,492 100%
Note: Immigration data does not necessarily mean permanent immigration. Depending on the countries reporting system temporary workers may be included. All data are by nationality, not country of birth.
Sources: Eurostat; European Commission; OECD; and national statistical agencies.


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