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Anthropology: Migration Data


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Data and reports on human migration


International Migration Data

Foreign-born and Migration data - OECD  

International Migration Statistics - Migration Policy Institute

Migration Data Portal - International Organization for Migration 

Migration Integration Policy Index -  Measures 167 policy indicators to create a multi-dimensional picture of migrants’ opportunities to participate in society. The index is a useful tool to evaluate and compare what governments are doing to promote the integration of migrants in all 38 countries analyzed.

Net Migration - World Bank

Refugee Data - UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency)

US Migration Data

Foreign Born - US Census Bureau 

Foreign Born population overview - US Census Bureau  

Foreign Born - American Panorama visualization tool 

The Foreign-Born Population and Its Effects on the U.S. Economy - Congressional Budget Office

Immigration - CT DataHaven

Is Immigration Good for the U.S. Economy? - CT DataHaven

Key findings about US immigrants - Pew Research Center

Local Immigrants Thrive - CT DataHaven

Migration/Geographic Mobility - US Census Bureau

State Immigration Data Profiles - Migration Policy Institute

TRAC Immigration: Collection of reports and data on US Border enforcement.

Yearbook of Immigration Statistics - US Dept. of Homeland Security

See the Princeton guide for more information about migration data.