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DEMIG TOTAL reports immigration, emigration and net migration flows for up to 161 countries covering various periods of time from the early 1800s to 2011, disaggregating total flows of citizens and foreigners whenever possible. The dataset allows for quantitative analysis of the long-term evolution of international migration.

DEMIG TOTAL was compiled as part of the DEMIG project (Determinants of International Migration: A Theoretical and Empirical Assessment of Policy, Origin and Destination Effects). The database reports immigration, emigration and net migration flows collected from various sources for up to 161 countries covering various periods of time from the early 1800s to 2011, disaggregating total flows of citizens and foreigners whenever possible.

DEMIG TOTAL follows a simple layout and is made available in Excel format. For a complete overview of the years of data coverage, view the DEMIG TOTAL Overview Table.

If you draw on information tracked in DEMIG TOTAL for your research, please cite the database in the following way:

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The database has been compiled by Simona Vezzoli.

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