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Dataset | 27 April 2021

Global Bilateral Migration Database.

Global matrices of bilateral migrant stocks spanning the period 1960-2000; disaggregated by gender and based primarily on the foreign-born concept are presented. Over one thousand census and population register records are combined to construct decennial matrices corresponding to the last five completed census rounds.

The first database has been expanded in order to include the results of the 2010 census.

Citation: Global Bilateral Migration Database; World Bank Group and Ç. Özden; C. Parsons; M. Schiff and T. L. Walmsley (2011) 'Where on Earth is Everybody? The Evolution of Global Bilateral Migration; 1960-2000'; World Bank Economic Review 25(1):12-56

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