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Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2013

Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2013
Select any country Please select a country on the map In 2013, people born in were living in other countries In 2013, people living in were born in other countries The figures in this interactive feature refer to the total number (or cumulative “stocks”) of migrants living around the world as of 1990, 2000, 2010 or 2013 rather than to the annual rate of migration (or current “flows”) in a given year. Since migrants have both an origin and a destination, international migrants can be viewed from two directions – as an emigrant (leaving an origin country) or as an immigrant (entering a destination country). According to the United Nations Population Division, an international migrant is someone who has been living for one year or longer in a country other than the one in which he or she was born. No Data Available There was no data provided for the selected field. Large numbers are rounded to the nearest 10,000. Source: United Nations Population Division.

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L'espace Schengen en cinq questions Le | • Mis à jour le | Par Delphine Roucaute A la veille des élections européennes du 25 mai, les critiques à l'égard des accords de Schengen, qui encadrent les conditions de libre circulation entre les Etats membres de l'Union européenne, refont surface dans le débat public, portées essentiellement par la droite et l'extrême droite. Dernier exemple en date, le 16 mai, avec la croisière de Marine Le Pen le long de la Moselle jusqu'à la ville de Schengen, au Luxembourg, où ont été signés en 1985 les accords du même nom. Arrivée à destination, la tête de liste du Front national en Ile-de-France a jeté dans une poubelle un livre sur lequel était écrit « Accords de Schengen ». Un geste symbolique à l'encontre de ce qui, pour elle, représente « l'une des fautes les plus criminelles de l'Union européenne : la disparition totale des frontières ».

Global trends reflect asymmetry in migratory movements Your privacy We value your privacy. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our websites. Find out more about our use of cookies and how we protect your privacy in our privacy policy. Thursday, July 24 2014 L’odyssée d’une famille syrienne en quête d’asile En mai 2012, Ahmed ferme une dernière fois la porte de sa maison de la banlieue de Damas. La veille, un conseil de famille en a décidé ainsi. « Mon épouse, Abir, et moi savions qu’il fallait partir. Mais nous voulions l’accord de nos filles qui avaient alors 5 et 10 ans.

International Organization for Migration The GLOBAL MIGRATION FLOWS interactive app tracks migrants around the world. This application is now being hosted by It is endlessly fascinating to explore where we're from. The underlying data for the map was published by the UN DESA in 2015. Using the app: Choose whether you want to access information about migrants leaving a country (Outward) or migrants entering a country (Inward). Then click on a country and watch the pattern of migration to or from the chosen country. SVT Pejl These figures are for 2014 and show people that, according to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), were granted refugee status that year or earlier. The numbers also include people in refugee-like situations. Three of the origin categories may require some additional notes. The term "stateless" refers to people not considered members of any state, e.g. a person whose country of origin has ceased to exist, or a person whose papers are not considered valid by their country of origin.

Watch Europe's Migrant Crisis Escalate in This Animated, Interactive Map Last week Greece reported roughly 10,000 asylum-seekers a day arriving from Turkey. These migrant flows, the country’s highest to date, are just the latest wave of refugees from Syria, Iraq, and other conflict-ridden countries crashing onto European shores. The sheer scale of this migrant crisis has rocked the world and left European Union leaders grappling for solutions. According to the latest figures released by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, around 680,400 people arrived in Europe just this year from crisis regions. By the time 2015 wraps up, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Finland expect a total of 1.3 million asylum applications from around the world, The New York Times reports.

Top 25 Destination Countries for Global Migrants over Time Top 25 Destination Countries for Global Migrants over Time Use this tool to display the most recent data on the number and share of international migrants (total and by gender) for the top 25 countries. The data go back to 1960 and the tool also includes change over time and percent growth as indicators. Notes: Most Popular Migrant Destinations By Country Map by reddit user DMan9797, click for higher resolution The UN estimates that there were 232 million people living outside their country of birth in 2013, roughly 3.2% of the world’s population. To put this in perspective, if migrants formed one country, it would be the world’s 5th most populous.

List of countries by immigrant population Map of the world with countries coloured according to their immigrant population as a percentage of total population (as of 2005): This is a list of countries by immigrant population.[clarification needed] Foreign-born population is not the same as immigrant population, as there are births of citizens abroad who work or travel overseas, as well as non-immigrants who reside in a country temporarily for work or other reasons.[citation needed] As of 2013, the United States has the largest population of migrants of any country.

List of countries by refugee population Under international law, a refugee is a person who has fled his or her own country of nationality or habitual residence, and cannot return due to fear of persecution on account of his or her race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion, and is unable or unwilling to avail themself of the protection of that country, or to return there, for fear of persecution. These current or recent migration movements are caused by a variety of reasons. Some of the refugees stay in refugee camps, some are urban refugees in individual accommodations, some stay in self-settled camps and for some refugees the location is undefined or unknown by UNHCR. By country of asylum[edit]