Migration

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266 Million

International migrants in the world (including refugees)

24 million

Refugees in the world

48.4%

Women of migrants in the world

India, Mexico, Russia

Top Origin Countries

Bilateral Migration Matrix

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Stock of emigrants:
1,638,113
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
47 percent
Top destination countries:

Croatia, Serbia, Germany, Austria, United States, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, Canada

 

Number of refugees:
17,776
Botswana
Stock of emigrants:
82,914
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
4 percent
Top destination countries:

South Africa, Zimbabwe, Australia, United Kingdom, Zambia, Kenya, United States, Canada, Tanzania, Namibia

 

Number of refugees:
274
Brazil
Stock of emigrants:
1,708,083
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
1percent
Top destination countries:

the United States, Japan, Portugal, Spain, China, Italy, Paraguay, Germany, France, the United Kingdom ■ Tertiary-educated as a percentage of total emigrants in OECD

Number of refugees:
829
Brunei Darussalam
Stock of emigrants:
47,462
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
11percent
Top destination countries:

India, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, United States,  Netherlands, Brazil, Vietnam, Philippines

 

Number of refugees:
1
Bulgaria
Stock of emigrants:
1,475,224
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
21percent
Top destination countries:

Turkey, Spain, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Greece, Belgium, Canada, Romania

Number of refugees:
758
Burkina Faso
Stock of emigrants:
1,518,063
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
8 percent
Top destination countries:

Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo, Italy, Benin, France, Nigeria, Gabon

 

Number of refugees:
2,516
Burundi
Stock of emigrants:
466,962
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
4 percent
Top destination countries:

Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Canada, Malawi, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium, Kenya, United Kingdom

 

Number of refugees:
431,432
Cabo Verde
Stock of emigrants:
237,921
Stock of emigrants as pct of population:
44 percent
Top destination countries:

Angola, Portugal, tUnited States, France, Netherlands, Mozambique, Italy, Spain, Nigeria, Switzerland

 

Number of refugees:
11