United Nations Global migration database
dataset

The United Nations Global Migration Database (UNGMD) is a comprehensive collection of empirical data on the number (“stock”) of international migrants by country of birth and citizenship; sex and age as enumerated by population censuses; population registers; nationally representative surveys and other official statistical sources from more than 200 countries and territories in the world.

The data contained in the database were derived from numerous sources; including the Demographic Yearbook; produced by United Nations Statistics Division; tabulations collected by the Population Division as well as official publications available from resource centers; libraries and the internet. Registration is required for access to the data.

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  • 1demo

    Demography

    Fertility, mortality and migration have strong, long-lasting impacts on every society. Demography is also entrenched with many characteristics affecting societal and individual...

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  • 2mdev

    Migration and development

    Migration and development are deeply intertwined. Development can be a driver of migration, granting people access to resources which enable them to move. At the same time, migration can...

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  • 4lm

    Legal migration and integration

    Legal migration covers international mobility towards the EU, such as labour migration, family reunification, student migration, as well as the conditions under which regular stay is...

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  • 7mgov

    International migration governance

    International migration governance refers to the complex framework of laws, regulations, partnerships, that national, subnational and international institutions adopt to manage and shape...

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Additional Info

Dataset ID UNGMD
Spatial Coverage World
Mode Database
Data Type empirical
Accessed On 2016-11-08
Category international organization

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