The management of migration data contributes to evidence-based decision making through research, knowledge generation and the production of timely, high quality analytical reports, infographics and maps. It informs the Regional Migration Program Mesoamerica - The Caribbean on migratory trends, migrant’s characteristics and vulnerabilities, and contributes to the development of data-driven solutions for an improved, humane and human rights-based migration governance.

The documents in this section contain updated migration data in the region.


IOM Data: Supporting Women and Girls on the Move

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix collects and analyses facts and trends that help us devise solutions to challenges unique to women and girls on the move.

Flow Monotoring Survey (DTM) Suchiate, Chiapas, January 2019

As part of the activities of IOM Regional Migration Program in Mexico, a flow monitoring survey has been implemented in the southern border region of the country, specifically in the State of Chiapas on the border with Guatemala, on January 2019. Read the results. 

Flow Monotoring Survey (DTM) TIJUANA, DECEMBER 2018

On December 20 and 21 of 2018, IOM applied surveys at the El Barretal shelter and in the surroundings of the Benito Juárez sports complex located in Tijuana, Baja California, on the northern border of Mexico. IOM established these two monitoring points due to the confluence of migrants who formed part of the Caravan of Central American Migrants, which headed north in the months of October and November of 2018. Read the results.