About the product
Migration has major impacts on both the people and the places involved. When supported by appropriate policies, migration can contribute to inclusive and sustainable development in both origin and destination countries, while also benefiting migrants and their families. The International Migration 2019: Highlights analyses global and regional levels and trends in international migration, based on the latest estimates of international migrant stock, and investigates the contribution of migration to demographic change. The highlights also discusses international migration policies and provides an overview of normative and legal frameworks on international migration and refugees.