Technical Report on Statistics of Internally Displaced Persons

Publication date: March, 2018

Author: Expert Group on Refugee, Internally Displaced Persons and Statelessness Statistics (EGRISS)

This technical report, adopted by the United Nations Statistical Commission in March 2018, provides a stock-take of existing approaches to collecting statistics on internally displaced persons and related statistical quality issues. The report further provides preliminary recommendations towards developing a statistical framework on IDPs. The International Recommendations on IDP Statistics (IRIS), endorsed by the Statistical Commission in March 2020, build on this technical report.

International Recommendations on Refugee Statistics (IRRS)