Flushing is considered one of the most diverse neighborhoods of New York City. More than 179 languages are spoken in the area. Many of the residents are immigrants, according to a 2006 economic report made by the Office of the State Comptroller, New York City Public Information Office. Immigration figures can be found in the “Demographics and Statistics” section. In this category we provide a more detailed description of the three major Asian ethnic groups in Flushing.