E.g., 09/17/2021
E.g., 09/17/2021
Country Resource - Ecuador

Ecuador

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  • Population............................................................................... 17,093,159 (July 2021 est.)
  • Population growth rate .......................................................................... 1.16% (2021 est.)
  • Birth rate........................................................... 16.71 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................... 5.15 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Net migration rate...................................... 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Ethnic groups........................ Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and White) 71.9%, Montubio 7.4%, Amerindian 7%, White 6.1%, Afroecuadorian 4.3%, Mulatto 1.9%, Black 1%, other 0.4% (2010 est.)

CIA World Factbook

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This country profile analyzes Ecuador's migration trends and examines how remittances and return migration have become an important policy focus for a country with an estimated 1.5 million to 2 million nationals living abroad, chiefly in the United States, Spain, and Italy. As waves of emigration occurred, the country also has experienced significant inflows of refugees and economic and lifestyle migrants.

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La diversidad geográfica del Ecuador es casi comparable a los varios modelos migratorios que tiene este mismo país. A pesar de su tamaño, este pequeño país andino de aproximadamente 13,3 millones de habitantes tiene un gran porcentaje de emigrantes. En efecto, los ecuatorianos constituyen uno de los grupos migratorios más grandes localizado en la ciudad de Nueva York y el segundo más grande en España.

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Thousands of Ecuadorians live in the United States and Spain, making migration-related development policy a major issue for the government. At the same time, the country has received economic migrants from Peru but has done little to address the Colombian refugee situation, as Brad Jokisch of Ohio University explains.

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