Definition: Asylum migration

Migration statistics - ILO

Asylum migration covers the whole spectrum of international movements caused by persecution or conflict. Specific types of migrants are:

a) Refugees,
b) Persons admitted for humanitarian reasons,
c) Asylum-seekers,
d) Persons granted temporary protected status,
e) Persons granted stay of deportation.
Source:
BILSBORROW R. E., HUGO G., OBERAI A. and ZLOTNIK H., "International Migration Statistics: Guidelines for improving data collection systems", International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva, 1997
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