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Table 6 Interrelations between economic and political transnationalism

From: The economic side of social remittances: how money and ideas circulate between Paris, Dakar, and New York

  Interest in the politics of the country of origin Very interested Somewhat interested Not too interested Not at all interested Total (N)
All foreign-born migrants
 Remit No (%) 1.7 3.1 5 8.3 22,533,078
Yes (%) 17.1 14.2 22.1 18.7 580,516
Total (%) 2.1 3.3 5.5 8.6 23,113,594
 Collective Investments No (%) 9.9 16.1 27.8 45.1 4,244,844
Yes (%) 22.3 27.5 26.3 23.6 310,133
Total (%) 2.1 3.3 5.5 8.6 23,113,594
 Own a house in the country of origin No (%) 1.7 3 4.9 8.3 22,477,853
Yes (%) 15.5 16.7 24.4 20.7 635,741
Total (%) 2.1 3.3 5.5 8.6 23,113,594
 Economic investment in the country of origin No (%) 2.1 3.3 5.4 8.6 23,034,338
Yes (%) 10.9 18 14 9.1 79,256
Total (%) 2.1 3.3 5.5 8.6 23,113,594
Senegalese migrants
 Remit No (%) 21.3 21.6 31.7 25.4 35,083
Yes (%) 34.4 20.4 33.5 11.7 24,547
Total (%) 26.7 21.1 32.4 19.8 59,630
 Collective Investments No (%) 26.9 20 32.6 20.5 47,155
Yes (%) 26 25.3 31.5 17.3 12,474
Total (%) 26.7 21.1 32.4 19.8 59,630
 Own a house in the country of origin No (%) 27.1 21.6 32.8 18.5 46,123
Yes (%) 25.6 19.1 31.1 24.3 13,506
Total (%) 26.7 21.1 32.4 19.8 59,630
 Economic investment in the country of origin No (%) 27.4 20.4 32 20.1 57,846
Yes (%) 4.8 42 44 9.1 1,783
Total (%) 26.7 21.1 32.4 19.8 59,630