Table 2. Evolution of Migrant Stocks in Selected Latin American Countries, 1990 and 2000 census rounds
Country All foreign born Born in Latin America and the Caribbean Percentage of regional migrants
1990 2000 Intercensal growth 1990 to 2000 1990 2000 Intercensal growth 1990 to 2000 1990 2000 Percentage point change
Belize 25,746 34,279 33.1% 19,732 29,305 48.5% 76.6% 85.5% 8.8
Bolivia 59,807 95,764 60.1% 46,623 76,380 63.8% 78.0% 79.8% 1.8
Brazil 767,780 683,769 -10.9% 116,417 144,470 24.1% 15.2% 21.1% 6.0
Chile 114,597 195,320 70.4% 66,405 139,082 109.4% 57.9% 71.2% 13.3
Costa Rica 88,954 296,461 233.3% 73,754 272,591 269.6% 82.9% 91.9% 9.0
Ecuador 73,179 104,130 42.3% 53,165 74,363 39.9% 72.7% 71.4% -1.2
Honduras 34,387 27,976 -18.6% 29,392 20,097 -31.6% 85.5% 71.8% -13.6
Mexico 340,824 519,707 52.5% 86,880 91,057 4.8% 25.5% 17.5% -8.0
Panama 61,400 86,014 40.1% 38,747 53,322 37.6% 63.1% 62.0% -1.1
Venezuela 1,024,121 1,014,318 -1.0% 669,355 752,819 12.5% 65.4% 74.2% 8.9
Source: Latin American Demographic Center, Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean. Research Project on International Migration in Latin America and the Caribbean ("IMILA").


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