International migration

Introduction | Statistics | Standards and methods | Meetings

The United Nations Statistics Division issues standards and methods approved by the Statistical Commission to assist national statistical authorities and other producers of statistics in the collection, compilation and dissemination of data.

Two most recent United Nations recommendations are related to the data collection on international migration:

Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration, Revision 1
Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 2

Additional United Nations Recommendations on international migration and Handbooks are also available.

United Nations Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Statistics