Table 1. Spain: Stock of Foreign-Born Population by Select Country of Birth, 1998 to 2008
Country of birth 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total LAC 290,446 318,061 390,034 646,162 977,705 1,331,796 1,557,131 1,794,433 1,902,000 2,029,493 2,298,787
Caribbean 53,397 59,988 73,407 90,821 108,319 125,537 135,591 155,350 167,136 180,558 208,092
Cuba 31,223 34,051 40,637 49,090 57,669 65,737 69,048 76,525 79,228 83,121 92,583
Dominica 514 499 564 658 732 723 766 797 797 765 802
Dominican Republic 21,660 25,438 32,206 41,073 49,918 59,077 65,777 78,028 87,111 96,672 114,707
Central America 22,681 23,881 27,485 31,905 38,168 48,048 53,810 63,943 70,746 77,970 96,289
Costa Rica 921 960 1,110 1,278 1,501 1,845 1,946 2,254 2,373 2,475 2,883
El Salvador 1,708 1,801 2,050 2,441 3,041 3,701 4,043 4,650 5,102 5,725 7,120
Guatemala 1,394 1,455 1,757 2,101 2,523 3,088 3,343 3,895 4,321 4,831 5,861
Honduras 1,672 1,824 2,235 3,013 3,948 5,243 6,361 8,322 10,652 15,894 23,673
Mexico 13,787 14,543 16,602 18,900 22,476 28,756 32,304 38,132 40,574 39,125 42,413
Nicaragua 1,432 1,506 1,789 2,031 2,298 2,625 2,833 3,369 4,204 6,131 10,098
Panama 1,767 1,792 1,942 2,141 2,381 2,790 2,980 3,321 3,520 3,789 4,241
South America 213,492 233,305 288,160 522,312 829,915 1,156,696 1,366,103 1,573,219 1,662,159 1,769,014 1,992,320
Argentina 61,323 64,020 70,491 84,872 118,903 191,653 226,548 260,386 271,444 272,985 290,281
Bolivia 2,581 2,847 3,723 8,422 15,520 30,556 54,442 99,492 140,740 200,749 240,912
Brazil 19,180 20,937 25,037 31,938 39,474 47,951 55,014 73,062 93,396 113,448 142,149
Chile 16,984 17,889 20,086 24,598 30,768 38,968 44,167 52,620 57,864 60,179 66,874
Colombia 17,928 21,622 35,668 99,942 205,308 259,400 264,503 288,190 286,969 291,676 330,419
Ecuador 5,335 8,354 21,734 140,631 259,779 387,565 470,090 487,239 456,641 434,673 458,437
Paraguay 1,296 1,365 1,550 1,863 2,370 3,669 7,020 17,721 30,155 47,874 68,885
Peru 26,900 30,560 37,453 47,304 59,035 72,894 88,754 108,026 123,464 136,958 162,425
Uruguay 15,577 16,172 17,699 20,407 27,161 40,524 55,307 70,310 76,635 79,842 87,345
Venezuela 46,388 49,539 54,719 62,335 71,597 83,516 100,258 116,173 124,851 130,630 144,593
Other Americas 876 887 982 1,124 1,303 1,515 1,627 1,921 1,959 1,951 2,086
Note: The above data are from the municipal registers that record births, deaths, and in- and out-migration of people. residing in a given municipality, as of January 1. The foreign-born data include Spanish citizens who were born outside of Spain.
Source: Spain's National Statistics Institute.


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