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OECD International Migration Statistics, 1980-2014

Title details

SN: 4958
Title: OECD International Migration Statistics, 1980-2014
Persistent identifier: 10.5257/oecd/ims/2009-10
Depositor: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Principal investigator(s): Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Subject Categories

Economic conditions and indicators - Economics
Migration - Population, vital statistics and censuses


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

The OECD International Migration database presents data showcasing flows and stocks of the total immigrant population and immigrant labour force, together with data on acquisition of nationality. This database contains annual data from 1980 onwards.

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the database is: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development ({YYYY}): International Migration Statistics ({Ed. Data download: YYYY-MM}). UK Data Service. DOI: {edition specific doi - e.g.}.

Alternative DOIs: 10.1787/mig-data-en (to access via OECD.Stat subscription).
Main Topics:
The database covers:

• international and population migration
• immigration and immigrants
• emigration and emigrants
• asylum seekers by nationality
• nationalities
• educational attainment
• employment and unemployment

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1980 - 2014
Country: Argentina | Australia | Austria | Azerbaijan | Belarus | Belgium | Brazil | Bulgaria | Canada | Chile | China | Czech Republic | Democratic People's Republic of Korea | Denmark | Estonia | Finland | France | Greece | Hong Kong | Hungary | Iceland | Ireland | Israel | Italy | Japan | Latvia | Lithuania | Luxembourg | Malaysia | Mexico | Moldova | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Philippines | Poland | Portugal | Republic of Korea | Romania | Russia | Singapore | Slovakia | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Thailand | Turkey | Ukraine | United Kingdom | United States
Spatial units: Countries
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: Cross-national; National
Countries listed above.
Time dimensions: Time Series
updated annually
Sampling procedures: See documentation for details
Method of data collection: For details of methodology, please see the dataset user guide.
Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details.

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 18 May 2004
Latest edition: 19 November 2015 (5th Edition)
Copyright: Copyright Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is not required.
Please note: Effective July 15th 2015, the UK Data Service made access to OECD online statistics databases free to all users. Please refer to the OECD's Terms and Conditions.
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