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Table 9. Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status By Sex: Fiscal Year 2014

The 2014 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provide data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including apprehensions and arrests, removals, and returns.

Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status By Sex: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Other
   Total 1,016,518 31,630
Male 468,653 14,670
Female 547,361 16,956
Unknown 504 4
Characteristic Family-Sponsored Preferences Employment-Based Preferences
   Total 229,104 151,596
Male 108,365 77,966
Female 120,589 73,619
Unknown 150 11
Characteristic Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens Diversity
   Total 416,456 53,490
Male 168,577 29,566
Female 247,567 23,897
Unknown 312 27
Characteristic Refugees and Asylees  
   Total 134,242  
Male 69,509  
Female 64,733  
Unknown -  

 

Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status By Age: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Other
   Total 1,016,518 31,630
Under 1 year 4,170 1,135
1 to 4 years 33,408 2,185
5 to 9 years 48,935 1,550
10 to 14 years 57,245 1,497
15 to 19 years 76,376 2,434
20 to 24 years 93,468 3,587
25 to 29 years 122,327 4,056
30 to 34 years 132,821 4,069
35 to 39 years 110,482 3,908
40 to 44 years 86,227 3,352
45 to 49 years 67,919 2,025
50 to 54 years 53,828 1,028
55 to 59 years 42,640 473
60 to 64 years 33,190 194
65 to 74 years 39,084 117
75 years and over 13,996 19
Unknown 402 1
Characteristic Family-Sponsored Preferences Employment-Based Preferences
   Total 229,104 151,596
Under 1 year 1,443 154
1 to 4 years 11,384 3,430
5 to 9 years 15,914 8,408
10 to 14 years 20,031 9,367
15 to 19 years 28,485 10,598
20 to 24 years 26,474 4,849
25 to 29 years 18,473 8,189
30 to 34 years 19,151 31,930
35 to 39 years 19,943 33,269
40 to 44 years 19,028 20,190
45 to 49 years 17,014 11,488
50 to 54 years 13,866 5,893
55 to 59 years 9,578 2,335
60 to 64 years 4,984 993
65 to 74 years 2,923 443
75 years and over 262 48
Unknown 151 12
Characteristic Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens Diversity
   Total 416,456 53,490
Under 1 year 536 902
1 to 4 years 7,862 3,807
5 to 9 years 10,252 3,617
10 to 14 years 14,326 2,517
15 to 19 years 21,927 2,451
20 to 24 years 36,991 7,649
25 to 29 years 63,149 10,688
30 to 34 years 53,476 8,528
35 to 39 years 35,678 5,193
40 to 44 years 28,575 3,433
45 to 49 years 26,138 2,034
50 to 54 years 25,005 1,266
55 to 59 years 25,321 776
60 to 64 years 23,610 381
65 to 74 years 31,364 206
75 years and over 12,036 14
Unknown 210 28
Characteristic Refugees and Asylees  
   Total 134,242  
Under 1 year -  
1 to 4 years 4,740  
5 to 9 years 9,194  
10 to 14 years 9,507  
15 to 19 years 10,481  
20 to 24 years 13,918  
25 to 29 years 17,772  
30 to 34 years 15,667  
35 to 39 years 12,491  
40 to 44 years 11,649  
45 to 49 years 9,220  
50 to 54 years 6,770  
55 to 59 years 4,157  
60 to 64 years 3,028  
65 to 74 years 4,031  
75 years and over 1,617  
Unknown -  

 

Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status By Broad Age Groups: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Other
   Total 1,016,518 31,630
Under 16 years 156,946 6,762
16 to 20 years 81,718 2,678
21 years and over 777,452 22,189
Unknown 402 1
Characteristic Family-Sponsored Preferences Employment-Based Preferences
   Total 229,104 151,596
Under 16 years 53,715 23,278
16 to 20 years 30,880 10,390
21 years and over 144,358 117,916
Unknown 151 12
Characteristic Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens Diversity
   Total 416,456 53,490
Under 16 years 36,549 11,242
16 to 20 years 23,860 3,146
21 years and over 355,837 39,074
Unknown 210 28
Characteristic Refugees and Asylees  
   Total 134,242  
Under 16 years 25,400  
16 to 20 years 10,764  
21 years and over 98,078  
Unknown -  

 

Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status By Marital Status: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Other
   Total 1,016,518 31,630
Single 365,309 15,920
Married 594,216 13,091
Widowed 24,585 187
Divorced/separated 28,721 1,628
Unknown 3,687 804
Characteristic Family-Sponsored Preferences Employment-Based Preferences
   Total 229,104 151,596
Single 132,362 50,670
Married 90,326 98,326
Widowed 1,430 201
Divorced/separated 4,781 1,909
Unknown 205 490
Characteristic Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens Diversity
   Total 416,456 53,490
Single 72,012 27,627
Married 310,618 25,075
Widowed 19,706 167
Divorced/separated 12,800 608
Unknown 1,320 13
Characteristic Refugees and Asylees  
   Total 134,242  
Single 66,718  
Married 56,780  
Widowed 2,894  
Divorced/separated 6,995  
Unknown 855  

 

Persons Obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident Status By Occupation: Fiscal Year 2014
Characteristic Total Other
   Total 1,016,518 31,630
Management, professional, and related occupations 118,630 707
Service occupations 50,142 311
Sales and office occupations 28,185 285
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 12,335 83
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations 7,337 90
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 39,231 264
Military 47 -
No occupation/not working outside home 478,498 10,000
Homemakers 132,864 2,269
Students or children 253,467 7,480
Retirees 11,086 24
Unemployed 81,081 227
Unknown 282,113 19,890
Characteristic Family-Sponsored Preferences Employment-Based Preferences
   Total 229,104 151,596
Management, professional, and related occupations 17,200 57,655
Service occupations 14,633 2,671
Sales and office occupations 9,860 2,766
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 5,864 173
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations 1,214 517
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,040 2,379
Military 6 3
No occupation/not working outside home 138,242 54,749
Homemakers 33,707 15,091
Students or children 93,315 34,339
Retirees 147 168
Unemployed 11,073 5,151
Unknown 32,045 30,683
Characteristic Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens Diversity
   Total 416,456 53,490
Management, professional, and related occupations 26,569 12,207
Service occupations 18,714 5,044
Sales and office occupations 9,952 3,180
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 5,850 161
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations 4,451 43
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 15,420 950
Military 29 4
No occupation/not working outside home 196,949 23,571
Homemakers 73,280 2,110
Students or children 64,959 19,032
Retirees 9,723 16
Unemployed 48,987 2,413
Unknown 138,522 8,330
Characteristic Refugees and Asylees  
   Total 134,242  
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,292  
Service occupations 8,769  
Sales and office occupations 2,142  
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 204  
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations 1,022  
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,178  
Military 5  
No occupation/not working outside home 54,987  
Homemakers 6,407  
Students or children 34,342  
Retirees 1,008  
Unemployed 13,230  
Unknown 52,643  
- Represents zero.    
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.    

- Represents zero.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Published Date: November 18, 2016

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