Worldwide, an estimated $625 billion (USD) was sent by migrants to individuals in their home countries in 2017, a 7% increase from 2016, when the amount was $586 billion, according to economists at the World Bank. This increase follows two consecutive years of decline.
Monthly number of migrant detections by sea (January 2009 to August 2018), by route
Explore the origins and destinations of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2017.
Explore the data on how publics across 38 countries think their news media are doing on issues like reporting the news accurately.
This interactive tool displays the top nationality of refugees resettled across each state between fiscal 2002 and 2017.
People around the world identify ISIS and climate change as leading international threats. Many also name cyberattacks from other countries and the condition of the global economy as major challenges.
As of 2015, nearly 20 million people, or about 4% of the EU’s birth population, lived in a European country in which they were not born.
Across the nations surveyed, the level of concern about different international issues varies considerably by region and country, and in some places multiple issues vie for the top spot.
How Many Live on How Much, and Where
See what percentage of the population of select countries have a favorable view of the United Nations. Overall, the UN retains a strong global image.