Migration is an expression of the human aspiration for dignity, safety and a better future. It is part of the social fabric, part of our very make-up as a human family.
Global population of international migrants in 2019
Of the world’s population or 1 in every 30 people
Refugees registered globally; 20.4 million by UNHCR and 5.5 million by UNRWA
Number of asylum seekers registered in 2018
Number of internally displaced persons due to violence and conflict
Number of stateless persons globally in 2018
Migrants in 2019 were female