This data set contains counts/estimates for the number of inbound migrants in the U.S as well as outbound migrants of American origin to other countries from 1990 to 2017.

usa_migration

Format

A data frame with 3535 observations on the following 5 variables.

year

a numeric vector for 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2017

country

a character vector/constant for the United States

category

a character vector for whether the count is inbound to the U.S. from the area variable or outbound (i.e. American expats) to the area variable in a given year.

area

a character vector for the area of origin (if category == "Inbound") or destination for American migrants (if category == "Outbound")

count

a numeric vector for the count of inbound/outbound migrants

Source

United Nations Population Division (DESA)