Labour migration

Migrant worker numbers grow, along with vulnerabilities

According to the latest estimates of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the number of migrant workers has increased by 5 million since 2017. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the critical role migrants play as essential workers, but it has also exposed their vulnerability to the devastating health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic.

Date issued: 30 June 2021 | Size/duration: 1:25