Five years cumulative net migration reached 4,500,000 persons in 2017 in USA, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, five years cumulative net migration in USA reached an all time high of 8,612,074 persons in 1997 and an all time low of 1,549,465 persons in 1967. When compared to USA's main peers, five years cumulative net migration in Canada amounted to 1,100,000 persons, -1,624,595 persons in China, 250,000 persons in Japan and -300,000 persons in Mexico in 2017.
USA has been ranked 1st within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of five years cumulative net migration, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Net migration is the net total of migrants during a given period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and non-citizens.