Migration in Zambia: A Country Profile 2019

Number of Pages: 
176
Year: 
2019
Electronic copy only
Description: 

This Migration Profile is owned by the Government of Zambia and a living document prepared through a government-led technical working group in consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and with support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The Migration Profile is a tool relevant for evidence-based decision-making, policy development and a capacity-building framework to enhance the collection and analysis of migration data in Zambia. The full Migration Profile provides an overview of trends, patterns, impact and governance of migration in Zambia.

Table of contents: 
  • Foreword
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Technical working group members
  • Abbreviations and acronyms
  • Glossary of migration terms and concepts
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Part A: Migration trends and migrant characteristics
    • A.1. Historical overview of migration in Zambia
    • A.2. Key driving factors of contemporary migration and general cross-border mobility
    • A.3. Immigration
    • A.4. Immigration by employment status
    • A.5. Immigration for study purposes
    • A.6. Involuntary immigration
    • A.7. Emigration and return migration
    • A.8. Emigration for employment
    • A.9. Emigration for study purposes
    • A.10. Involuntary emigration
    • A.11. Return migration
    • A.12. Mixed migration
    • A.13. Irregular migration
    • A.14. Stranded migrants
    • A.15. Human trafficking
    • A.16. Migrant children
    • A.17. Internal migration
    • A.18. Internal displacements
    • A.19. Tourism
  • Part B: Impact of migration
    • B.1. Migration and population change
    • B.2. Migration and economic development
    • B.3. Migration, employment and the labour market
    • B.4. Migration and social development
    • B.5. Migration and gender
    • B.6. Human rights and migrant protection
    • B.7. Migration and health
    • B.8. Migration and the environment
    • B.9. Migration and tourism
  • Part C: Migration governance
    • C.1. Policy framework
    • C.2. Laws and regulations (national, regional and international levels)
    • C.3. Institutional framework
    • C.4. International cooperation
  • Part D: Summary of key findings
    • D.1. Main findings on current trends, migration policies and the impact of migration
  • Part E: Recommendations
    • E.1. Recommendations for the Government of Zambia on the migration governance framework
    • E.2. Recommendations on mainstreaming migration into development policies
    • E.3. Recommendations on improvements to migration statistics and the overall evidence base
  • Annex: Statistical tables
  • Bibliography