The fastest-growing period of migration was the 1980s. From 1990 to 2013, migration increased an additional 51% reaching 232 million people. Migration is expected to continue growing to reach 266 million by 2040. In general, migration numbers are underreported because national censuses do not capture temporary migration. Download and read the PDF for Rising Global Migrant Population.
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