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Migration Data and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Migration is a cross-cutting issue in the 2030 Agenda, relevant to all of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Spin the wheel to explore how each SDG relates to migration and learn more about migration-relevant data for each.

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Explore international migration statistics on our world map

Explore international, publicly available and internationally comparable migration data on our interactive world map. Data is available on a variety of topics, including immigration and emigration, public opinion and migrant integration. All data is from international sources, such as UN DESA and UNICEF.

Sudan – A 360° view on the migration and mobility dimensions of the current crisis

This new spotlight section contextualizes publicly available data to understand the various mobility dimensions of the crisis in Sudan since 15 April. The section also provides the most recent data on different vulnerable groups on the move and latest information on migration policies and humanitarian responses.

Displacement Tracking Matrix
Displacement Tracking Matrix

IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system for collecting and analysing data to disseminate important multi-layered information about the mobility, vulnerabilities, and needs of displaced and mobile populations.

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National Data

Explore official national migration data for four pilot countries -- Switzerland, South Africa, New Zealand and Germany -- as well as estimates on national and subnational migration from WorldPop.

What is the Migration Data Portal?

The Portal aims to serve as a unique access point to timely, comprehensive migration statistics and reliable information about migration data globally. Learn more.

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New design! Migration Governance Indicators (MGI)

We've revamped the MGI section, so now it's even easier to learn about the MGI process, migration governance at national and local levels, our latest publications, videos and more.


Learn how each Goal relates to migration and the migration-relevant data for each target and indicator.

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Global Compact for Migration: Data resources on the Portal