10 Nations With Highest Percentage of Immigrants

In Saudi Arabia, a third of residents were born elsewhere
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2016 1:29 PM CDT
10 Nations With Highest Percentage of Immigrants
Syrian refugees arrive in Canada on Dec. 9, 2015.   (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

(Newser) – The US is a nation of immigrants, but it's not the nation of immigrants. In Priceonomics' rankings of the most populous countries by percentage of foreign-born residents (it excluded the Vatican, for example, which otherwise would've ranked first), America sits at No. 5. The top 10:

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  1. Saudi Arabia: 32.3%
  2. Australia: 28.2%
  3. Canada: 21.8%
  4. Germany: 14.9%
  5. United States: 14.5%
  6. United Kingdom: 13.2%
  7. Spain: 12.7%
  8. France: 12.1%
  9. Ukraine: 10.8%
  10. Italy: 9.7%
Click for the full list of 50 countries, or see the 10 most peaceful countries. (Read more immigrants stories.)

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