PH Is Third Top Sender of Immigrants Globally

The Philippines is the third top sender of immigrants abroad, the International Organization on Migration (Asian Journal). Filipinos make up 3.1 percent of the total population of immigrants worldwide. As of 2011, there were 10,455,788 overseas Filipinos. The top ten destination countries of Filipino permanent immigrants are United States of America, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, Italy, Germany, Spain, New Zealand and Austria.