Surveying Ethnic Minorities and Migrants
WG3 members of the CA16111 ETHMIGSURVEYDATA have released the report Surveying Ethnic Minorities and Migrants: A Legal Framework for Collecting Data and Other Methodological Issues and its companion Guidelines. The report describes the background for collecting data concerning EMMs in Europe by:
- Emphasizing the relevant EU legal frameworks pertaining to data collection in the EU and some of their implications for conducting surveys of immigrants and ethnic minorities.
- Reviewing and evaluating the empirical knowledge underlying these frameworks and specific data collection, analysis, and reporting practices.
- Providing an overview of the methodological challenges faced by researchers who survey EMMs.
- Alerting EMM survey data producers and data users to the range of integration indicators that could inform their future data production and data analysis efforts.