Virtual Laboratory of Migration (VLM)

Asylum and Refugee Statistics

The UNHCR statistics webpage offers apart from data also detailed information on the definitions used, the sources, and the methodologies applied in collecting data on refugees, asylum-seekers, returned refugees, internally displaced and stateless persons:

More details for the case of internally displaced persons are available on the website of the
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC):

Virtual Laboratory of Migration
Methodologies for Migration Data

Micro Data Collection
· Survey methodology
· Qualitative methods
Macro Data Collection
· Migration statistics
· Asylum statistics

Online Migration Data
Online Surveys

Highly skilled migrants

Data Centres

· East-West-Migration
· Statistical Offices

Edinburgh University Data Library