According to the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau, 12.5 million people, who are U.S. residents, are of Asian heritage.
|The 10 states with the largest Asian American populations:
A majority of Asian Americans live in the following ten cities:
The Major Pacific Islands
• Fiji • Kiribati • Marshall Islands • Micronesia • Northern Marianas • Palau
• Papua New Guinea • Samoa • The Philippines • Solomon Islands • Tanga
Worldwide Distribution of Asians and Pacific Islanders
Asians and Pacific Islanders live throughout the world, and speak more than 100 languages. Their over 60 countries include many that are well known and less well known. They include: Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Japan, North and South Korea, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Thailand.