This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
|Unit of measurement||
Cause of death, Region of origin, Age, Sex
Disaggregation figures available from the source are summed to represent the UK headline numbers.
Data uses a range of sources to collate figures for missing and dead migrants; incidents are ranked on a scale from 1-5 based on the source(s) of information available:
Download IOM Missing Migrants Data to see ranks assigned to the data sources used in this indicator.
In some cases, 'Region of origin' is marked as "(P)" for Presumed in IOM Data Source, to see which figures are derived from presumed locations please download the IOM Data.
This indicator reports both missing and dead migrants incidents, as missing migrants are presumed to be dead.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||28 April 2022|
|Metadata last updated||28 April 2022|