Non-resident Indian and Overseas Citizen of India

Overseas Indians, officially collectively known as Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs), where Non-Resident Indians are Indian citizens who are not residents of India and Overseas Citizen of India are people of Indian birth or ancestry who live outside and also are not the citizens of Republic of India. According to a Ministry of External Affairs report, there are 32 million NRIs and OCIs residing outside India and overseas Indians comprise the world's largest overseas diaspora.[1] Every year 2.5 million (25 lakhs) Indians migrate overseas, which is the highest annual number of migrants in the world.[9]

Non-resident Indian and Overseas Citizen of India
Total population
c.32 million[1]
 United States4,460,000[1]
 United Arab Emirates3,425,145[1]
 Malaysia2,987,950[1]
 Saudi Arabia2,594,950[1]
 Myanmar2,009,207[1]
 United Kingdom1,892,000[1]
 Canada1,689,055[1]
 Sri Lanka1,504,000[1]
 South Africa1,490,000[1]
 Kuwait1,029,861[1]
 Mauritius894,500[1]
 Nigeria+800,000[2]
 Oman781,141[1]
 Qatar746,550[1]
 Australia660,350[3]
 Singapore650,000[1]
   Nepal600,000[1]
 Trinidad and Tobago556,800[1]
 Thailand465,000[4]
Overseas France364,520[1]
 Bahrain326,658[1]
 Fiji315,198[1]
 Guyana299,382[1]
 Netherlands240,000[1]
 New Zealand240,000[1]
 Suriname237,205[1]
 Italy203,052[1]
 Germany185,085[1]
 Philippines120,000[1]
 Indonesia120,000[1]
 France109,000[1]
 Kenya100,000[5]
 Sweden47,369 (2021)[6]
 Brazil23,254[7]
 Pakistan16,501[8]
Languages
Languages of India
Religion

Share this article:

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Non-resident Indian and Overseas Citizen of India, and is written by contributors. Text is available under a CC BY-SA 4.0 International License; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.