India has the largest number of migrants in the world. This number is about 18 million, who was born in India, but they live abroad. This was revealed by John Willmott, director of the UN Population Division at the Department of Economics and Social Affairs. On Friday, presenting the International Migration Report 2020, he said that the US is the top host country for migrants, with 5.1 million of them or 18 percent of the world’s total living people living there.
The report states that, between 2000 and 2020, the size of the migrant population abroad has increased for almost all countries and regions of the world, with India achieving the largest profit of around 1 crore during the period that 2000 Has moved from the third position to the first position in 2020. This report also provides detailed information about migrants, including students and people going abroad.
‘Indian diaspora one of the most vibrant dynamic world’
Claiming migration from India, UN Population Affairs official Claire Menozzi said, “Indian diaspora is one of the most vibrant dynamic worlds … It exists in all regions, across all continents.” There are different forms, mainly consisting of people who are employees, also students, and those who have migrated for family reasons. ” Menojji said that a contingent of India-born immigrants born in Gulf countries Playing a central role in the economic prosperity of countries.
“They are also widely present in North America and Canada, America and Britain and Australia,” Menozzi said. “And if you look at the United States, for example, I would like to see some people born in India I know of education, those who have attained higher education, some have tripled it or even post-doctoral and beyond. ”He said that‘ it is a misconception that migration is a response to lack of opportunity While this may be true in some contexts, ‘it is also a sign of mobility, a person has the option to pursue opportunities.’