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Distribution by continents

Distribution by continents. 2000 Catalonia
Men Women Total % of total foreign population % of continent's foreign population
Europe 25,696 25,398 51,094 28.14 100,00
European Union (15) 22,024 21,329 43,353 23.87 84.85
Central and eastern Europe 2,355 2,671 5,026 2.77 9.84
Rest of Europe 1,314 1,392 2,706 1.49 5.30
Country unknown .. .. 9 <0.01 0.02
Africa 47,162 29,054 76,216 41.97 100,00
Eastern Africa 110 85 195 0.11 0.26
Middle Africa 449 445 894 0.49 1.17
Nothern Africa 38,577 24,420 62,997 34.69 82.66
Southern Africa 41 29 70 0.04 0.09
Western Africa 7,982 4,075 12,057 6.64 15.82
Country unknown .. .. <4 : :
America 15,657 24,381 40,038 22.05 100,00
Northern America 1,166 1,122 2,288 1.26 5.71
Central America 882 1,552 2,434 1.34 6.08
Caribbean 2,433 5,953 8,386 4.62 20.95
South America 11,175 15,754 26,929 14.83 67.26
Country unknown .. .. <4 : :
Asia 7,825 6,197 14,022 7.72 100,00
Central Asia .. .. 7 <0.01 0.05
Eastern Asia 2,888 2,722 5,610 3.09 40.01
Southern Asia 3,038 1,209 4,247 2.34 30.29
South-Eastern Asia 1,351 1,950 3,301 1.82 23.54
Middle East 519 273 792 0.44 5.65
Country unknown 27 38 65 0.04 0.46
Oceania 87 94 181 0.10 100,00
Australia and New Zealand 83 93 176 0.10 97.24
Rest of Oceania .. .. 5 <0.01 2.76
Country unknown 0 0 0 0.00 :
Stateless 25 14 39 0.02 100,00
Total 96,452 85,138 181,590 100.00 :
Source: Idescat, based on census data.

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