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.
Facebook and WhatsApp are the most widely used social media platforms and messaging applications in 11 countries around the world.
More countries see climate change as a top international threat, but many people also name ISIS and cyberattacks as their top security concern.
Explore detailed tables on the number and share of immigrants and emigrants by country.
This sortable table provides data for levels of internet use, cellphone ownership, smartphone ownership and social media usage from 2013 to 2017 by country, highlighting the countries surveyed in sub-Saharan Africa.
Compare different countries' opinions of the United States and its president since 2002.
Monthly number of migrant detections by sea (January 2009 to August 2018), by route
People in Western Europe differ in their attitudes about major political parties and on key policy issues based on their ideology and whether their views are more populist or mainstream.
Explore interactive charts on unemployment rates in the 28 countries that make up the European Union.
This sortable table provides data for levels of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media usage from 2013 to 2017 by country.