Facts and figures
Globally were estimated to be migrants at the end of 2013
Awaiting asylum claims
The lowest number
in 31 years
48% of all international migrants are women
But considerable regional variations exist.
Latin America and the Caribbean
The number of international migrants in the global north has increased by 52 million since 1990.
The number of international migrants in the global south has increased by 24 million since 1990.
A better life
Most international migration today is related to work.
of all international migrants are workers and their families.