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MORE Chinese people live outside mainland China than French people live in France, with some to be found in almost every country. Some 22m ethnic Indians are scattered across every continent.

The diaspora is the word which was initially used for ‘dispersed’ Jews from the their homeland in further history. Now it is commonly used for dispersed people of any community either due to geopolitical or personal reasons. No Doubt, Chinese and Indians account for majority of them in present world. This graphic shows how they are distributed all over the world.

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Source: Diasporas: Mapping migration | The Economist.