Dataset

International migrant stock 2015

12 Jan 2016
Description

The dataset presents estimates of international migrant by age, sex and origin. Estimates are presented for 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015 and are available for all countries and areas of the world. The estimates are based on official statistics on the foreign-born or the foreign population.

International migrant stock

  • Total international migrant stock
  • By age and sex
  • By destination and origin

Maps

  • Number of international migrants
  • International migrants as a percentage of total population
  • Percentage female among all international migrants

Graphs

  • Number of international migrants by major area of destination
  • International migrants as a percentage of total population by major area of destination
  • Number of international migrants by major area of destination and major area of origin
  • Twenty countries or areas hosting the largest numbers of international migrants (millions)
  • Twenty countries or areas of origin with the largest diaspora populations (millions)
  • Percentage female among international migrants by major area of destination
  • Age distributions of total population and international migrants by major area of destination

Infographics and digital cards

  • International migrant stock in 2015: Infographic
  • Most international migrants are of working age
  • The number of international migrants reached 244 million in 2015
Publication Details
Published year only: 
2016
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