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Distribution by continents

Distribution by continents. 2006 Catalonia
Men Women Total % of total foreign population % of continent's foreign population
Europe 124,836 109,672 234,508 25.66 100,00
European Union (25) 72,246 60,604 132,850 14.54 56.65
Central and eastern Europe 50,445 46,845 97,290 10.65 41.49
Rest of Europe 2,142 2,223 4,365 0.48 1.86
Country unknown .. .. <4 : :
Africa 164,580 84,173 248,753 27.22 100,00
Eastern Africa 225 204 429 0.05 0.17
Middle Africa 1,423 1,541 2,964 0.32 1.19
Nothern Africa 125,674 71,772 197,446 21.61 79.37
Southern Africa 101 85 186 0.02 0.07
Western Africa 37,150 10,568 47,718 5.22 19.18
Country unknown .. .. 10 <0.01 <0.01
America 155,690 185,552 341,242 37.34 100,00
Northern America 3,176 3,129 6,305 0.69 1.85
Central America 7,120 9,910 17,030 1.86 4.99
Caribbean 10,189 14,934 25,123 2.75 7.36
South America 135,202 157,578 292,780 32.04 85.80
Country unknown .. .. 4 <0.01 <0.01
Asia 59,400 29,217 88,617 9.70 100,00
Central Asia 137 179 316 0.03 0.36
Eastern Asia 20,132 17,629 37,761 4.13 42.61
Southern Asia 34,150 5,934 40,084 4.39 45.23
South-Eastern Asia 3,487 4,535 8,022 0.88 9.05
Middle East 1,390 823 2,213 0.24 2.50
Country unknown 104 117 221 0.02 0.25
Oceania 310 261 571 0.06 100,00
Australia and New Zealand 300 252 552 0.06 96.67
Rest of Oceania 9 8 17 <0.01 2.98
Country unknown .. .. <4 : :
Stateless 42 24 66 <0.01 100,00
Total 504,858 408,899 913,757 100.00 :
Source: Idescat, based on census data.

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