UNHCR's Microdata Library contains microdata on persons of concern to UNHCR including refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced people (IDPs), stateless people and others. Microdata are unit-level data collected through census, registration/administrative exercises and surveys. All datasets include comprehensive metadata and supporting documents such as survey questionnaires and analytical reports.
UNHCR made a commitment to "ensure that quality and coherent data related to refugees and other persons of concern is systematically, responsibly and efficiently managed by UNHCR and its partners, and shared openly and responsibly both internally and externally (UNHCR, Data Transformation Strategy 2020-2025
)." The aim of the Microdata Library is to serve as the reference point for publicly available microdata collected by UNHCR and its partners.
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