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Country of Birth of Foreign-Born Population
Los Angeles County, 2015*

Photo of Los Angeles at night (brightest spot) tweeted by astronaut Scott Kelly from the International Space Station on September 23, 2015.

Aslo see: Birthplace (Nativity) of Population in Los Angeles County (all residents)
and Place of Birth Statistics by City (no breakdown by place of birth)


Geography Estimated Number
TOTAL 3,485,687
EUROPE 171,576
United Kingdom 30,659
Ireland 3,418
Denmark 1,355
Norway 740
Sweden 3,460
Other Northern Europe 1,039
Austria 2,337
Belgium 1,328
France 10,362
Germany 16,324
Netherlands 3,984
Switzerland 2,035
Other Western Europe 81
Geography Estimated Number
Greece 4,528
Italy 8,509
Portugal 1,519
Azores Islands 169
Spain 4,345
Other Southern Europe 219
Albania 546
Belarus 1,774
Bulgaria 2,483
Croatia 1,793
Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) 2,797
Hungary 4,386
Latvia 1,159
Lithuania 1,404
Macedonia 155
Geography Estimated Number
Moldova 1,435
Poland 6,455
Romania 7,075
Russia 21,062
Ukraine 15,932
Bosnia and Herzegovina 481
Serbia 1,080
Other Eastern Europe 4,746
Europe, not elsewhere classified 402
ASIA 1,205,231
China 170,599
Hong Kong 28,417
Taiwan 65,661
Japan 37,018
Korea 158,122
Other Eastern Asia 1,611
Geography Estimated Number
Afghanistan 2,993
Bangladesh 6,470
India 53,634
Iran 109,592
Kazakhstan 980
Nepal 1,948
Pakistan 8,543
Sri Lanka 5,349
Uzbekistan 1,868
Other South Central Asia 652
Cambodia 25,361
Indonesia 13,445
Laos 2,782
Malaysia 3,794
Burma 7,607
Philippines 240,040
Geography Estimated Number
Singapore 2,413
Thailand 22,268
Vietnam 97,769
Other South Eastern Asia 118
Iraq 6,715
Israel 15,504
Jordan 3,104
Kuwait 1,563
Lebanon 17,284
Saudi Arabia 3,420
Syria 11,900
Yemen 90
Turkey 5,703
Armenia 62,346
Other Western Asia 6,892
Asia, not elsewhere classified 1,656
Geography Estimated Number
AFRICA 55,690
Eritrea 686
Ethiopia 6,792
Kenya 2,076
Somalia 162
Other Eastern Africa 3,277
Cameroon 1,482
Other Middle Africa 938
Egypt 14,008
Morocco 2,802
Sudan 380
Other Northern Africa 1,678
Geography Estimated Number
South Africa 4,742
Other Southern Africa 42
Cabo Verde 20
Ghana 1,979
Liberia 764
Nigeria 9,968
Sierra Leone 723
Other Western Africa 910
Africa, not elsewhere classified 2,261
Geography Estimated Number
OCEANIA 13,671
Australia 5,959
Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion 1,725
Fiji 2,737
Oceania, not elsewhere classified 3,250
AMERICAS 2,039,519
Bahamas 197
Barbados 487
Cuba 17,637
Dominica 142
Dominican Republic 2,617
Grenada 313
Haiti 1,152
Jamaica 5,928
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 247
Geography Estimated Number
Trinidad and Tobago 2,527
West Indies 353
Other Caribbean 497
Mexico 1,358,398
Belize 13,652
Costa Rica 5,263
El Salvador 263,156
Guatemala 175,643
Honduras 34,292
Nicaragua 27,060
Panama 3,011
Other Central America 1,161
Argentina 14,074
Bolivia 3,415
Brazil 8,803
Geography Estimated Number
Chile 6,187
Colombia 16,433
Ecuador 13,695
Guyana 1,100
Peru 26,642
Uruguay 1,081
Venezuela 3,404
Other South America 1,677
Canada 29,085
Other Northern America 190

* Estimates from U.S. Census American Community Surveys, 5-Year Estimates, 2011-2015

Source: U.S. Census Bureau