Legal basis for conducting this statistical survey is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12) and Annual Plan of Statistical Surveys (Official Gazette of Montenegro 53/11).
Purpose of survey
The purpose of survey is to collect the data necessary for the analysis of migration flow of population. These data are used for the calculation of estimated number of population, as well as calculation of net migration that directly show increase or decrease in number of population of Montenegro. Migration statistics monitors internal and external migration.
Sources and coverage
The data are collected on the basis of agreement of cooperation between Statistical Office of Montenegro and Ministry of Interiors.
The data are collected on the basis of cooperation agreement between Statistical Office of Montenegro and Ministry of Interiors.
The data source for internal migration is the Register of Permanent Residence (Law of Registers of Permanent and Temporary Residence). The data source for international migration statistics is Register of Permanent Residence and Register for Foreigners (Law on Registers of Permanent and Temporary Residence, and Law on Foreigners).
Protection of individual data
On the basis of agreement of cooperation concluded between Statistical Office and Ministry of Interiors, the data submitted to Statistical Office do not contain any characteristics which would allow the identification of persons.
More details on published data, methodology, and releases can be found under the sections below.