Migration

5 charts that bust some myths about migration

There's a lot of misinformation about international migration. The World Migration Report gives a clearer picture. Image: REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Marie McAuliffe

Head of Migration Policy Research Division, International Organization for Migration

Adrian Kitimbo

Research Associate, Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria

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Top 20 destinations (left) and origins (right) of international migrants in 2019 (millions)
The top destinations and origins of international migrants in 2019, in millions Image: World Migration Report 2020
Migrants to, within and from Africa, 1990-2019 Image: World Migration Report 2020
Top 20 migration corridors from Asian countries, 2019 Image: World Migration Report 2020
Number of refugees by top 5 host countries as of 2018 (millions)
Number of refugees by top five origin countries, 2018 (millions) Image: World Migration Report 2020
Top 10 African countries by total refugees and asylum seekers, 2018 Image: World Migration Report 2020
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