2. United Kingdom
The population estimates from 2011 puts the number of African immigrants in the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland at 2.8 million. The majority of immigrants come from English-speaking former British colonies around West Africa. Nigeria makes up the lion’s share of the immigrant population with approximately 150,000 being legally documented. Ghana comes in at second place with about 96,000 immigrants, while Kenya, South Africa, and Libya are some of the other sources of migrant outflow to the U.K., London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Leeds.