Indians are the largest expatriate community in the world, according to a study. The United Nations International Migration 2020 Highlights report reveals that there are 18 million Indians living in various parts of the world, according to Claire Menossi, head of the population division under the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, said in an interview with PTI. According to the report, most expatriates live in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and the United States.
"Indians are a very dynamic and dynamic immigrant community," he said. There are 35 lakh expatriate Indians in the UAE, 27 lakh in the US and 25 lakh in Saudi Arabia. There is also a large Indian community in Australia, Canada, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and the UK. The United States has the highest number of international immigrants. By 2020, there will be 5.1 million immigrants in the United States. Germany is in second place with 1.6 crore. Saudi Arabia has 1.3 million immigrants, Russia 1.2 million and the UK 90 million.
The largest migrations in the 2000-2020 decade took place in Germany, Spain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the US. The report also points out that the Covid epidemic has slowed immigration.