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Story Publication logo July 11, 2014

Where in the World Are the Filipinos?


Image by Geric Cruz. Philippines, 2014.

When a Filipino woman leaves her home to work overseas as a nanny, she knows that it will be years...

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Interactive map shows stock estimates of Filipino temporary and irregular migrants around the world. Source: Commission on Filipinos Overseas. Infographic, Rappler. 2014.

Just about anywhere in the world you go, you're bound to meet a Filipino. The Philippines is a major supplier of labor migrants to over 100 countries. Using 2012 stock estimates from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, this Rappler infographic shows where most Filipinos migrants live and answers the question: Where in the world are the Filipinos?


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