Go With the Flow

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Almost 216 million people, about 3 percent of the world’s population, live outside their native countries. Using 2010 World Bank data, Carlo Zapponi created this snapshot of common human migration patterns across the globe. Along the right axis, he highlights some of the most popular destinations for immigrants—led by the United States, Russia, and Germany—then shows their paths from the homelands they left behind.