South Asians are a growing share of Asian Americans: Share of Asian American population with East Asian, South Asian, and Southeast Asian heritage, 2000 and 2016

East Asian  South Asian  Southeast Asian 
2000 43% 19% 36%
2016 37% 27% 33%

Source: Adapted from Wang and Ramakrishnan (2017), who used data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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