The estimated population for Belize as of July 2013 is 334 297 inhabitants (1) , it is the smallest country in the region.
IMMIGRANT POPULATION BY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
For the year 2012, the IOM estimated a total of 50,243 immigrants in Belize, that is, 15% of the total population. The main countries of origin were: United States, Canada and Mexico. And outside the region we have Bolivians (3.1%) and people from the United Kingdom (3.3%).
|United States of America||39 840||79.3%|
(1) International Organization for Migration. World Migration. http://www.iom.int/cms/es/sites/iom/home/about-migration/world-migration.html [accessed: July 2013]
Legal framework and government agencies
Instruments of international law
Belize has ratified:
Belize is a signatory to:
Belize has not ratified:
Other relevant conventions and treaties ratified by Belize can be found on the website of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights .