Determinants of International Migration (DEMIG) C2C (country-to-country)

Data on migration policy changes; migration and emigration flows and bilateral migration flows.

DEMIG C2C: (country-to-country) database contains bilateral migration flow data for 34 reporting countries and from up to 236 countries over the 1946–2011 period. It includes data for inflows; outflows and net flows; respectively for citizens; foreigners and/or citizens and foreigners combined; depending on the reporting countries. The DEMIG C2C database was compiled through extensive data collection and digitalisation of historical national statistics as well as current electronic sources. It provides a unique opportunity to construct migration flows from many origin countries to the 34 reporting countries; as well as return flows.

DEMIG C2C contains data that have been reported by the respective national statistical offices since the post-Second World War period; either in printed or electronic format. As a result; the data have undergone a significant process of digitalisation; format standardisation and verification. However; data have largely been retained as reported by national statistical offices; with the exception of a minimum amount of harmonisation of names of countries; residuals and aggregates to simplify and reduce the list of countries.

The DEMIG C2C database is provided in an Excel file which includes three separate worksheets: Inflows; Outflows and Net Flows. Each worksheet contains data for all reporting countries; years; criteria; coverage; collection method and gender.


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Additional Info

Dataset ID DEMIG-C2C
Data Frequency annual
Temporal Coverage Start 1946
Temporal Coverage End 2011
Status Discontinued
Spatial Coverage World
Mode Database
Data Type statistical
Accessed On 2022-09-01
Category research data

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