CESSDA Training Group's webinar introduces information on how to find and access data from European social science data archives; and guest presentations introduce different sources of data on migration, giving research examples and discussing some of the challenges working with the data.
The International Migration Institute (IMI) collected primary data and compiled existing macro-data from archives and electronic sources, and has made several of the resulting datasets freely available.
IMI's five-year programme (2010–2014), funded by the European Research Council, has compiled new migration flow, policy and visa databases, and generated a series of theoretical and empirical research papers.
Imagining Europe from the Outside investigated the impact of perceptions of human rights and democracy on migration aspirations and decisions.
Theorising the Evolution of European Migration Systems was a four-year project which took a fresh look at how patterns of migration to Europe develop.
A unified point of access to data from ESDS, Census Programme, Secure Data Service, and others.
Internet-based data service providing a single entry point of UN statistical databases.
Provides comprehensive access to OECD statistical data, books, journals and working papers released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), and its Development Centre.
The World Health Organization's main health statistics repository.
Data on inequality, trade, aid, education, agriculture, migration, health, FDI, population, governance, private sector and debt, and to websites that host and/or catalogue household survey data.
Interactive maps provide access to country reports provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Monitors armed conflicts worldwide, focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts, whether they are local rebellions, long-term insurgencies, civil wars or inter-state conflicts.
Use these websites to find data and statistics for migration, immigration and refugees:
Data, reports, maps related to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people.
Immigration statistics from the OECD.
Figures from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.
Migration facts, statistics and maps from the Migration Policy Institute.
Database on irregular migration in Europe.
An interactive map of refugee migrations around the world in each year since 1975.
Borders and immigration statistics
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