Descendants of immigrants by country of origin

Descendants of immigrants by country of origin in 2019
CountryNumbers (thousands)Proportion (in %)
Portugal 659 8,6
Italy 862 11,3
Spain 521 6,8
Other EU countries (28) 825 10,8
Other European countries 216 2,8
Algeria 1 207 15,8
Morocco 964 12,6
Tunisia 384 5,0
Other African countries 920 12,0
Turkey 312 4,1
Other countries 779 10,2
Total 7 649 100,0

Note: The country of origin is the country of birth of the immigrant parent, if there is only one parent who is an immigrant. If both parents are immigrants, the father’s origin is retained by convention.
An immigrant descendant (second generation) is a person born in France, who has at least one parent who is an immigrant.
Coverage: France (excluding Mayotte); descendants of immigrants living in ordinary households.
Source: INSEE, Employment survey 2019.

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Update: January 2021