While migration topics in Northern and Western Africa are in the political spotlight, relevant data on migration remain scarce. Basic migration statistics and information are often lacking or are out of date, and data to monitor the migration-related commitments of the SDGs are not widely available... Read more
GiA15, on supporting migrants' host communities, presents efforts by different stakeholders to gather data on impacts host communities may suffer due to migrants' inflow, and to involve them in long-term reintegration and recovery work. It also introduces a course on migration and local development... Read more
GiA2, on collecting and sharing information on migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to capture migrants' presence in areas at risk or affected by crises, as well as their patterns of movement. It also introduces a tool for developing collective profiles of migrants groups through... Read more
GiA1, on tracking information on crises, and potential impacts on migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to gather and share information on past and potential crises, and to include data on migrants and their characteristics in risk and vulnerability assessments. It also introduces... Read more
In the era of data revolution, big data and artificial intelligence, it is widely accepted that the collection and dissemination of migration data can yield many benefits. However, privacy and data protection considerations need to be at the centre of all data discussions, as the risks associated... Read more
Over the last decade, crossing the Central Mediterranean has become one of the deadliest journeys in the world for migrants, with at least 15,000 migrants having died on this route since 2014. The vast majority of bodies found are not identified, with net identification rates of migrant bodies... Read more
Migration in Kenya: A Country Profile 2018 is a follow-up on the 2015 edition. It provides an overview of Kenya’s migration trends and data, as well as the country’s legal framework and governance structures pertaining to migration. The report also describes the impact of migration on the country’s... Read more
This Migration Profile is the result of a two-year project (2016–2018) implemented by the International Organization for Migration at the request of and in partnership with Maldives Immigration, under the purview of the Ministry of Economic Development. It brings together all available relevant... Read more
The Integrated Location Assessment (ILA) – Round III provides an in-depth look into both displacement and return movements in Iraq, putting a special focus on profiling the locations these groups live in and the social dynamics they are immersed in.
This Data Bulletin explores the important role of census data in measuring migrant stocks and flows. Censuses provide an ideal opportunity for the enumeration of international migrants in a society, and most countries already include in their census a question on nativity and/or citizenship status... Read more
“Evaluating the impact of information campaigns in the field of migration: A systematic review of the evidence, a practical guidance” presents the results of a systematic literature review of the evaluations of migration information campaigns.
The Global Migration Indicators 2018 report is a snapshot of what we know about migration today. The data is organized along 17 key migration themes and based largely on data taken from Global Migration Data Portal – IOM’s one-stop-shop for international migration data. The report aims to provide a... Read more