This map lets you explore the history of migration for every single country

This map lets you explore the history of migration for every single country
Ukrainian refugees flee to Hungary as Russia’s war worsens

Amid all the recent clamour, arguments and figures regarding the refugee crisis and the wider, separate topic of immigration, it sometimes can be easy to get lost in all the numbers.

The International Organisation for Migration has a visualisation that allows users to see at a glance the multinational make-up of countries' populations.

Using data taken from the World Bank in 2010, it built a tool that helps users comprehend the numbers for inward and outward migration in each individual country.

To use the visualisation, click on a country and see the pattern of migration to or from the nation.

Each circle represents up to 20,000 people, which you can hover over to see the nationalities thereof.

Note: To view the migration app you will require a modern web browser. If you are running Internet Explorer 8 or earlier you will need to download a newer browser to view.

Our sister site The Independent has launched a petition to call on the UK government to be at the forefront of the international community offering aid and support to those in Ukraine help those affected by the crisis in Ukraine. We're calling for authorities in the west to respond to a clear and present danger to life and public health – to do whatever it takes to save lives and protect families.

To sign the petition click here.

The Independent is also raising money for the thousands of women, men and children who are fleeing their country. Donations will go to charities on the ground, including the Red Cross, who are supporting refugees crossing the border into Ukraine’s neighbours – Poland, Romania, Hungary, Moldova and Slovakia – as well as people displaced from their homes within Ukraine.

If you would like to donate then please click here for our GoFundMe page.

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