The IMAGE project has been developed around a number of discrete modules, including a global survey of migration data collection practice, a repository of internal migration data, specialised software and analytical tools, and a series of journal articles and technical reports. The following table shows the key elements of each module.

1. The IMAGE Inventory

Review of internal migration data collection practice in the 193 UN member states

IMAGE Inventory User Guide

Inventory database:

2. The IMAGE Repository

Global collection of population and internal migration data and GIS boundaries

IMAGE Repository User Guide

Repository Catalogue

Repository Catalogue GitHub

3. The IMAGE Studio

Analytical software to compute internal migration measures and address key methodological issues

IMAGE Studio

IMAGE Studio User Manual


4. Publications

  • Methodological papers
  • Thematic papers
  • Regional papers
Papers and reports