Migration data sources
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Advancing Knowledge on International Migration: Data and Research Needs
As international migration connects each country of the world with all the others, addressing knowledge gaps will require international consensus on definitions and methods of data collection. This Policy and Research Paper provides an overview assessment of the various criteria used by public administrations to define and produce data on international migration and identifies key issues that should be addressed to improve migration data for policy making and scientific research.