Ellis Island National Monument

Ellis Island National Monument

They Came From Many Lands

Below is a breakdown by country of the number of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island from January 1892 to June 1897, and from 1901 to 1931. Exceptions to those years have been noted in parentheses. 

Italy 2,502,310

Russia 1,893,542

Hungary (1905 – 1931) 859,557

Austria (1905 – 1931) 768,132

Austria-Hungary   (1892 – 1904) 648,163

Germany 633,148

England 551,969

Ireland 520,904

Sweden 348,036

Greece 245,058

Below is a breakdown by country of the number of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island from January 1892 to June 1897, and from 1901 to 1931. Exceptions to those years have been noted in parentheses.

Italy 2,502,310

Russia 1,893,542

Hungary (1905 — 1931) 859,557

Austria (1905 — 1931) 768,132

Austria-Hungary   (1892 — 1904) 648,163

Germany 633,148

England 551,969

Ireland 520,904

Sweden 348,036

Greece 245,058

Norway 226,278

Ottoman Empire 212,825

Scotland 191,023

The West Indies 171,774

Poland (1892 — 1897 and   1920 — 1931) 153,444

Portugal 120,725

France (including Corsica) 109,687

Denmark 99,414

Romania (1894 — 1931) 79,092

The Netherlands 78,602

Spain 72,636

Armenia (1899 — 1931) 70,000

Belgium 63,141

Czechoslovakia (1920 — 1931) 48,140

Bulgaria (1901 — 1931) 42,085

Wales 27,113

Yugoslavia (1920 — 1931) 25,017

Finland (1920 — 1931) 7,833

Switzerland 1,103