Data At 17.5 million, Indians largest migrant community in world Updated : September 19, 2019 12:09 PM IST The number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million, with India being the leading country in terms of the origin of international migrants in 2019. The dataset, 'The International Migrant Stock 2019', gives the latest estimates of the number of international migrants by age, sex and origin for all nations across the globe. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.