Immigration to the U.S. 1901-1996

PeriodNumberRate2
1901 to 19108,79510.4
1911 to 19205,7365.7
1921 to 19304,1073.5
1931 to 19405280.4
1941 to 19501,0350.7
1951 to 19602,5151.5
1961 to 19703,3221.7
1971 to 19804,4932.1
1981 to 19907,3383.1
1991 to 19966,1464.0
YearNumberRate2
19805312.3
19855702.4
19891,0914.4
19901,5366.1
19911,8277.2
19929743.8
19939043.5
19948043.1
19957202.7
19969163.5
1. Immigrants are aliens admitted for legal permanent residence in the U.S. Includes persons who may have entered the U.S. as nonimmigrants or refugees, but who subsequently changed their status to that of a permanent resident.
2. Annual rate per 1,000 U.S. population. Rate computed by dividing sum of annual immigration totals by sum of annual U.S. population totals for same number of years.
Source: U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, Statistical Yearbook, annual.

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