Europe — Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe - Overview of Trends (January — June 2017)

Contact
DTM Mediterranean, DTMMediterranean@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Period Covered
Jan 01 2017 -
Jun 30 2017
Activity
  • Migration Flows
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

Over 16,500 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain in the first six months of 2017, of whom more than 11,900 (72%) were unaccompanied and separated children (UASC). Arrivals in the second quarter of 2017 were more than double the first quarter (11,100 compared to 5,400). A total of 11,400 unaccompanied and separated children arrived. 7,600 children were relocated through the EU relocation scheme from Greece and Italy.