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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of immigrant minorities by ethnicity, age 25 to 64

From: Transnational social mobility of minorities: a comparative analysis of 14 immigrant minority groups

Country Name of group M. age M. arrived age M. years in the USA M. number of children % married % citizens % in labor force % speaks English “very well” % BA+ % female N
UK British 47.4 32.7 14.8 0.8 77.5 30.6 75.9 99.6 39.3 49.7 21,596
Indians 38.8 30 8.9 1.3 79.2 24.9 74.8 96.6 68.6 54.3 134
Pakistanis 34.9 29.1 5.8 1.3 56.1 10.2 68.2 98.6 62.2 34.2 24
France French 42.3 31.5 10.8 0.9 68.8 25.4 100 75.8 70.2 41 4181
Algerians 42.2 32.1 10.1 1.2 72.1 47.2 100 73.7 61.8 37 120
Moroccans 39.9 31.3 8.5 0.8 64.8 37.6 100 68 45.8 36.5 312
Germany Germans 46.3 31.9 14.4 0.8 75.8 33.2 69.2 81.7 39.9 63.8 21,852
Iranians 41.6 34.2 7.4 0.7 73.5 26.9 86.7 57.8 62.8 33 80
Turks 41.2 31.7 9.4 0.8 74.9 32 84.9 84.1 50 52 37
Iraq Iraqis 45.6 34.2 11.5 1.6 72.8 50.8 64.3 56.9 27.7 45.8 2627
Kurds 42.8 31.9 11 2.5 82.9 55.5 54.4 61.7 31 39.3 126
Israel Israelis 42.4 31.9 10.5 1.4 83.4 38.5 74.9 73.7 57.7 44.8 2340
Arabs 45.1 31.8 13.2 1.8 82.1 59.8 61.8 64.5 30.1 36.8 719
  1. Sources: 1980, 1990, and 2000 US censuses together with 2005–2009 ACS surveys