International Migration Trends in Europe Prior to 2002

  • Jakub Bijak
  • Marek Kupiszewski
Part of the The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis book series (PSDE, volume 32)


This chapter contains a brief description of the trends in international migration in Europe at the turn of the century. It starts with a concise analysis of the quality and comparability of international migration data. The core of the chapter is devoted to an overview of migration in Europe, analysing both the historical patterns (since 1945) and the most recent migration developments. The empirical study of migration trends is concluded with an identification of the major directions of population flows concerning the European countries under study.


International Migration Destination Country Socialist Country Migration Trend Migration Destination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Social Statistics and Demography, ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC) and the Southampton Statistical Sciences Research InstituteUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK
  2. 2.Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

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