Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Gender and migration
Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development
The Global Migration Group (GMG) produced this publication to provide guidance to producers and users of international migration data. It includes detailed accounts of changes in the field of migration data, thorough explanations of key definitions and concepts, and strategies to bolster migration statistics (e.g., administrative data and 'big data'). Readers will find the notes on 'good practice' to be of particular practical value.
Migration Snapshots: Making the Most of the Process
This guide offers concise practical guidance on how to initiate, implement and follow up on a migration snapshot process in a particular country. Taking stock of the more than 80 country migration profiles (MP) developed by many stakeholders, including the European Commission and IOM, it summarizes how country teams have been organizing the preparatory, implementation and follow-up stages of the MP process.
Informing Migration Policies: A Data Primer
The article offers an overview of key definitions, methods, and sources for readers new to the field of migration data and research. Also included is how different data sources might be manipulated to answer common questions about migrants in the labour market, migrant education, or welfare concerns and how this might play into policy. Finally, there is a section dedicated to how common shortcomings in data might be overcome.