Knoema: Migration Data Atlas

180+ public demographics-related datasets from the UN, OECD, World Bank, US Census Bureau, and other sources.


The Migration Data Atlas provides a wide range of migration dynamics indicators for a deep dive into such topics as migration trends, labor mobility, the flow of refugees including inflow and outflow number of migrants, stock of migrants and foreign labor force by nationality, flows, and roots of refugees, remittances inflows and outflows, citizenship acquisition. In addition, there are datasets covering net migration forecasts, domestic migration, and asylum applications.

Topics covered:
– Inflows and outflows of the foreign population
– Stock of migrants
– Refugees
– Remittances flows
– Migration forecast

Datasets include:
– UN International Migrant Stock
– ILO Stock of Nationals Abroad
– OECD International Migration Database
– World Bank Migration and Remittances Factbook
– U.S. Census Bureau State-to-State Migration Flows
– 180+ others

Please see reference table MIGRATION_DATASETS that includes the list of all tables/datasets included in this listing, with key details on each table/dataset including name, source, frequency of refresh, source, documentation on data, etc.

Fields include:
– Inflows of foreign population by nationality
– Stock of foreign population by nationality
– Inflows of foreign workers
– Stock of foreign labor
– Asylum applicants

Sources include the UN, ILO, World Bank, OECD, Eurostat, U.S. Census Bureau, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of Homeland Security. Datasets are updated within 1-7 days of the most recent data being made available by the underlying reporter. More detail on each of the datasets, fields, and sources included in the share can be found at the link in our documentation.

Use cases
– Making migration projections
– Tracking inflow and outflow migration trends
– Estimating refugees growth

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