Below you can see Green Card Lottery winner statistics which shows how many winners each continent and country has had in last year. The number of Green Card winners for each country is as follows:


People born in the following countries were not allowed to participate in the DV-2021 Lottery: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, China (only mainland), Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories and Vietnam.

Thousands of lucky Green Card winners is randomly selected from millions of applications all around the world: Every year the US State Department releases detailed statistics about the Green Cards lottery. You will notice that some countries have more winners than others. Why is the distribution of Green Card winners so different worldwide? If you’re wondering why continue reading of the worldwide winner statistics.

What is your chances of winning the Green Card Lottery

Generally speaking, your chances of winning are very good, especially after the passport regulation US Senate has just legislated. Nevertheless, every year almost 40% of all participants are disqualified due to application errors and mistakes. This could be a photo that doesn’t meet the requirements or a wrong family status. These are only two of the many little things people can do wrong during the application process, which can result in an immediate disqualification.

The frustrating thing is that the US authorities do not tell applicants whether they have done something wrong. That means, very often people participate the Green Card Lottery year after year and make exactly the same mistakes again without even knowing it. No surprise they never win.

How can I increase my chances of winning?

Luckily, WorldGC is here to help you. With our professional advice and preparation of your application, we can guarantee that you will not be disqualified due to formal errors. We will help you successfully participate the Green Card lottery and thus increase your chances of winning.

Why should I trust WorldGC?

WorldGC is one of the most successful Green Card Lottery agency worldwide. Our company has helped thousands of USA fans around the world make dreams come true and immigrate to the USA.

In Germany alone, about 40% of all Green Card Lottery winners in the country have participated with our help every year. That means we provide half of all winners in this country! What an overwhelming number, isn’t it? Thus, we feel responsible helping you, why shouldn’t trust us?

Moreover, we do not only help participants from Germany. Every year we help people from all over the world to make their dream come true and live the American dream. If you want to maximize your chances of winning as well, participate today!

What is the maximum limit of Green Cards per country

The idea behind the Green Card Lottery Program is to give people, who would normally not have the chance, the possibility to win an immigrant visa and emigrate to the USA. The program is designed to be fair to all nationalities and keep the USA diverse. Therefore, each year a certain number of Green Cards are allocated for each continent and participating country.

  • The maximum number of Green Cards available for any eligible country is 3,500, which is equal to 7% of all Green Cards approximately.
  • Europe and Africa are the two continents with the highest Green Card quotas. Both receive about 20,000 Green Cards each.

The strict allocation of Green Cards for each continent keeps the Green Card Lottery results fair for each continent. In Europe, for example, the chance of winning a Green Card is about 1:35. The more America Fans participate per country, the higher the chances to win a Green Card.

Winner distribution with Africa as an example

Why do the Green Card statistics then show that the distribution of winners among countries is not equal? Some countries, especially in Africa, have a much higher number of winners than the maximum number of 3,500.

This is simply because Green Card Lottery winners are randomly selected. Within Africa, most of the applicants come from Ethiopia, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon and the Congo. If, for example, 10% of the participants in Africa are from Ethiopia, then 10% of the winners within Africa will be statistically from Ethiopia.

Therefore, It is possible that Ethiopia suddenly has five times as many Green Card winners as Germany, for example. The likelihood, however, that every winner in Ethiopia will continue with the Green Card application or fulfill the requirements is extremely low.

The reason behind this is as follows:

  • Not every winner continues with the Green Card application process.
  • This may be the case for winners who do not wish to carry on with the Green Card application process or may not meet the requirements necessary to get a Green Card. This is the case in many African countries.
  • Often winners do not have the necessary education or work experience to fulfill the requirements.
  • Moreover, it is difficult for many African winners to prove that they have sufficient financial resources to make a fresh start in the USA.