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1996 Arrivals to the U.S.

1st Quarter by World Region and Country

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1st Quarter
Country of Residence Jan. Feb. Mar. TOTAL
Western Europe 471,737 523,941 801,956 1,797,634
Andorra 80 74 80 234
Austria 9,725 12,648 15,919 38,292
Belgium 11,211 12,366 17,843 41,420
Denmark 7,607 9,665 13,223 30,495
Finland 5,932 6,307 7,775 20,014
France 48,027 63,464 77,800 189,291
Germany 86,842 96,604 203,898 387,344
Greece 4,017 2,872 3,787 10,676
Iceland 1,232 1,108 1,734 4,074
Ireland 6,646 12,546 19,127 38,319
Italy 37,494 29,164 37,148 103,806
Luxembourg 700 1,210 1,327 3,237
Monaco 302 379 393 1,074
Netherlands 23,396 24,840 33,567 81,803
Norway 7,087 8,435 13,762 29,284
Portugal (include Azores) 2,438 2,371 4,091 8,900
San Marino 43 35 44 122
Spain (incl.Balearic Is.) 18,456 17,993 26,068 62,517
Sweden 17,300 17,362 24,993 59,655
Switzerland 21,437 21,645 31,971 75,053
Yugoslavia 760 551 793 2,104
Gibraltar 25 25 57 107
Vatican City 1 - 1 2
United Kingdom 159,524 181,489 265,143 606,156
Liechtenstein 91 102 136 329
Malta 374 159 368 901
Bosnia-Herzegovina 43 29 39 111
Croatia 708 379 608 1,695
Slovenia 121 18 137 276
Macedonia 118 101 124 343
Eastern Europe 21,288 19,024 25,331 65,643
Albania 185 155 186 526
Bulgaria 553 408 466 1,427
Czechoslovakia 650 559 1,009 2,218
Estonia 262 239 254 755
Hungary 2,730 2,191 3,144 8,065
Latvia 277 221 316 814
Lithuania 342 337 519 1,198
Poland 3,355 3,017 4,336 10,708
Romania 963 653 1,061 2,677
U.S.S.R. old code 88 73 62 223
Czech Republic 1,354 1,649 2,295 5,298
Slovakia (Czech.) 726 729 1,038 2,493
Armenia 159 227 255 641
Azerbaijan 71 43 57 171
Belarus 154 181 152 487
Georgia 157 142 162 461
Kazakhstan 248 137 133 518
Kyrgyzstan 18 17 12 47
Moldovia 43 44 52 139
Russia 7,562 6,728 8,080 22,370
Tajikistan 17 6 7 30
Turkmenistan (U.S.S.R.) 10 11 20 41
Ukraine 1,229 1,160 1,545 3,934
Uzbekistan (U.S.S.R.) 135 97 170 402
ASIA 520,968 532,317 620,280 1,673,565
Kampuchea 49 46 47 142
Laos 16 20 23 59
Hong Kong 12,683 20,782 13,349 46,814
Singapore 6,049 8,288 6,286 20,623
Macao 223 258 162 643
Brunei 152 182 105 439
Maldives 4 2 1 7
Burma 11 13 12 36
Sri Lanka 418 204 227 849
China, People's Rep. 13,256 10,884 13,082 37,222
India 8,001 5,664 7,196 20,861
Indonesia 5,849 6,501 3,357 15,707
Japan 365,387 377,168 475,501 1,218,056
Korea, South (1) 64,938 48,436 47,998 161,372
Nepal 273 143 192 608
Pakistan 2,269 1,110 1,809 5,188
Philippines 4,585 4,706 9,984 19,275
Thailand 6,393 3,859 8,109 18,361
Vietnam 159 179 189 527
Taiwan (Rep. of China) 24,378 35,702 27,841 87,921
Christmas Island 6 1 6 13
Cocos Islands - - - 0
Malaysia 5,023 7,660 4,097 16,780
Bangladesh 845 508 704 2,057
Korea, North 1 1 3 5
MIDDLE EAST 34,025 24,800 33,932 92,757
Bhutan 8 4 6 18
Yemen 188 82 97 367
Cyprus 865 421 529 1,815
Afghanistan 6 6 11 23
United Arab Emerites 1 1 1 3
Iran 493 440 530 1,463
Iraq 22 18 12 52
Israel 13,169 12,560 20,793 46,522
Jordan 850 515 866 2,231
Lebanon 612 448 579 1,639
Oman 186 103 130 419
Palestein 48 50 25 123
Saudi Arabia 4,235 2,454 2,916 9,605
Syria 304 264 294 862
Turkey 5,090 4,131 3,041 12,262
Kuwait 2,487 833 793 4,113
United Arab Emirates 3,086 972 1,308 5,366
Qatar 389 112 157 658
Bahrain 410 226 293 929
Egypt 1,670 1,160 1,551 4,381
AFRICA 11,783 8,573 13,445 33,801
Zaire 118 102 130 350
Togo 56 61 58 175
Cameroon 79 55 63 197
Zimbabwe 420 167 286 873
Algeria 103 64 164 331
Comoros Islands 1 1 - 2
Madagascar 23 18 41 82
Reunion Island 6 5 - 11
Djibouti/French Somaliland 10 8 10 28
Tunisia 134 132 737 1,003
Angola 91 61 72 224
Cape Verde Islands 49 24 63 136
Guinea-Bissau 5 4 6 15
Mozambique 24 15 20 59
Sao Tome and Principe 5 2 2 9
Western Sahara - - - 0
Lesotho 18 5 17 40
Botswana 141 59 56 256
Gambia 153 43 118 314
Ghana 340 292 360 992
Kenya 752 308 486 1,546
Mauritius 58 30 62 150
Nigeria 871 820 1,042 2,733
Zambia 164 88 133 385
Malawi 60 39 39 138
St. Helena Is. UK 1 6 - 7
Seychelles 9 11 18 38
Sierra Leone 69 77 77 223
Sudan 98 42 66 206
Swaziland 13 15 14 42
Uganda 154 90 101 345
Tanzania 163 78 114 355
Ethiopia 185 159 212 556
Liberia 65 40 90 195
Namibia 51 41 56 148
Eritrea 36 44 37 117
South Africa, Rep. of 5,323 4,377 6,701 16,401
Morocco 677 352 617 1,646
Burundi 20 12 5 37
Rwanda 12 7 9 28
Libya 13 18 6 37
Guinea 152 129 222 503
Central African Republic 17 4 20 41
Chad 4 8 4 16
Congo 63 26 85 174
Benin 28 17 33 78
Gabon 72 46 105 223
Ivory Coast 413 296 423 1,132
Mauritania 15 12 17 44
Niger 11 5 15 31
Senegal 331 186 343 860
Mali 75 69 70 214
Upper Volta 23 2 10 35
Somalia 2 1 3 6
Equatorial Guinea 7 - 7 14
OCEANIA 45,245 33,035 45,229 123,509
New Caledonia 401 205 63 669
Vanuatu 46 24 32 102
Fr.Polynesia,Tahiti,etc. 150 128 281 559
Solomon Islands 14 7 9 30
Fiji Islands 380 257 319 956
Kirabati 40 13 41 94
Pitcairn Islands UK - - - 0
Tonga 114 89 124 327
Tuvalu 3 2 4 9
Australia 34,893 25,960 34,166 95,019
Nauru 89 41 35 165
New Zealand 8,767 6,163 9,962 24,892
Western Samoa 106 59 69 234
Papua New Guinea 188 66 89 343
Cook Islands 35 16 30 81
Wallis and Futuna 19 5 5 29
Niue - - - 0
CARIBBEAN 64,082 61,616 76,652 202,350
St. Pierre/Miquelon, FR - 5 4 9
Guadeloupe Is. 547 557 762 1,866
Netherlands Antilles 2,282 2,134 2,101 6,517
Bermuda 719 486 431 1,636
Martinique 452 712 802 1,966
Bahamas 16,513 18,016 19,410 53,939
Barbados 2,135 1,609 2,636 6,380
Jamaica 12,773 10,192 13,524 36,489
Trinidad/Tobago 3,666 3,822 5,108 12,596
Antigua/ Barbuda 1,156 1,099 1,468 3,723
Dominica 1,016 1,148 1,312 3,476
Grenada 295 279 421 995
Montserrat 79 60 77 216
St. Kitts 557 462 579 1,598
St. Lucia 636 671 981 2,288
St. Vincent/Grenadines 265 180 288 733
British Virgin Is. 1,069 1,033 1,456 3,558
Cayman Islands 2,471 2,445 3,093 8,009
Turks/Caicos Islands 648 507 904 2,059
Anguilla 255 196 282 733
Aruba 1,107 863 1,313 3,283
Cuba 341 367 313 1,021
Dominican Republic 12,076 11,915 15,922 39,913
Haiti 3,024 2,858 3,465 9,347
CENTRAL AMERICA 40,527 32,351 41,662 114,540
Costa Rica 11,811 8,202 8,779 28,792
El Salvador 5,871 4,763 7,297 17,931
Guatemala 7,715 5,915 9,895 23,525
Honduras 3,932 2,622 4,226 10,780
Nicaragua 2,835 1,849 2,597 7,281
Panama 7,155 8,052 7,572 22,779
Belize 1,208 948 1,296 3,452
SOUTH AMERICA 225,060 184,190 189,454 598,704
French Guiana 6 16 29 51
Suriname 514 384 414 1,312
Guyana 769 572 999 2,340
Falkland Is 7 10 4 21
Argentina 47,526 38,336 32,803 118,665
Bolivia 2,226 1,059 1,352 4,637
Brazil 92,949 61,052 48,928 202,929
Chile 14,717 18,594 10,197 43,508
Colombia 16,857 11,845 19,609 48,311
Ecuador 6,014 6,277 11,159 23,450
Paraquay 2,964 1,739 1,486 6,189
Peru 9,517 10,212 10,990 30,719
Uruguay 2,898 3,300 5,452 11,650
Venezuela 28,096 30,794 46,032 104,922
OVERSEAS 1,434,715 1,419,847 1,847,941 4,702,503
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