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Useful sources about Africa


Migration flow map, data for Nigeria

An interactive map providing information on outward flows of migrants, migrants entering a country as well as the countries they are from. It is hosted on the International Organisation for Migration's website and contains data up to 2015.

Latest global migration research report

Chapter 4 of the ninth World Migration Report provides research and analysis on migration growth and reach. It includes data on Nigeria's flow of remittances. The 364-page report can be downloaded in PDF from the International Organisation for Migration website.

Nigeria's Immigration Statistics, 2013 to 2016

Nigerian immigration statistics for 2013 to 2016, available for download from the National Bureau of Statistics website.

Nigeria's international migration profile, UNICEF data

Data on the legal instruments related to international migration, international migrant stock by age and gender and annual rates of natural increase. This PDF is for Nigeria's migration profile.

Displacement tracking in northeast Nigeria

A tracker that allows an understanding of the scope of displacement and the needs of affected populations in the conflict-affected states of northeast Nigeria (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe).

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

Information on refugee size and territory of asylum, sorted by country on the World Bank's databank. The data is from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Statistics Database, Statistical Yearbook and data files, complemented by statistics on Palestinian refugees