For the indicated data shown above, the General Department of Immigration said in the meeting that its team was able to collect the census data of only over 85% of the entire immigrants due to the facts that some immigrants avoided participating in the census, and others were travelling to do business abroad, especially to Vietnam.
The Police General , Sok Phal, a reader of immigration report in the meeting , indicated that most immigrants live in Phnom Penh ,16.860 families equivalent to 54.801 people, 6.968 families equivalent to 26.724 people live in Kandal province, 4.672 families equivalent to 20.341 people live in Kompong Chhnang province, 4.357 families equivalent to 16, 323 people live in Prey Veng province, and there are only around a hundreds families in other 21 provinces.
Be reminded that formerly, the immigrant census data in 2002 was 19.437 families equivalent to 70.012 people, and in 2010, there were 21.713 families equivalent to 100,000 people.
Unofficial translation by Pisey CHAN, Making It Easy
Source in Khmer: https://thmeythmey.com/?page=detail&ctype=article&id=43406&lg=kh