Europe

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Arrivals to Europe 2019
106,902
88,049
By sea
18,853
By land
As of 10 October 2018
Arrivals to Europe
144,166
2018
186,768
2017
390,432
2016
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
843
2019
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
2,299
2018
3,139
2017
Latest figures

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Recent trends
Countries of first arrival to Europe

Country

Arrivals

Percentage
Change

Previous week
30 Jul - 05 Aug

Current week
06 Aug - 12 Aug

Greece

1,585

1,642

3%

Italy

369

151

-59%

Spain

885

480

-45%

Total first arrival countries*

2,839

2,273

-20%

Registered Migrants in Other countries*

Montenegro

180

184

2%

Serbia

367

321

-12%

North Macedonia

51

7

-86%

*Includes data for Cyprus which is not available on a weekly basis.

 

Main nationalities of arrivals (in descendant order)*:

To Italy**: Tunisia, Pakistan, Algeria, Iraq, Bangladesh (May 2019)

To Greece: Afghanistan, Syrian Arab Republic, Palestinian Territories, Iraq, Democratic Republic of Congo  (May 2019)

To Spain: Guinea Conakry, Morocco, Mali, Côte d´Ivoire, the Gambia (May 2019)

To Bulgaria: Afghanistan, Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey  (May 2019)

*Data on nationalities is compiled on a monthly basis.

**The information on nationality breakdown provided is based on the nationality declared by migrants as reported by the Italian Ministry of Interior.

 

Since the last update of IOM Libya’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) on 11 August 2019, the security situation in Murzuq reportedly remained volatile.

Displacement Tracking in Yemen includes the monitoring of key migrant and return locations on Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia and southern coastal border.

  تعمل مصفوفة تتبع النزوح DTM في اليمن على مراقبة المواقع الرئيسية للمهاجرين الوافدين والعائدين في الحدود الشمالية لليمن مع المملكة العربية السعودية والحدود الساحلية الجنوبية.

A total of 40,537 migrants and refugees were registered arriving in Europe at the end of the second quarter of 2019, 31 per cent less than the 59,446 registered in the same period of 2018.

A total of 40,537 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe through different land and sea routes between January and June 2019, 29 per cent less than the same period last year, when some 59,446 sea and land arrivals were reported, 60 per cent less than the 105,884 arrivals registered in 2017 and 8

The Uganda Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Points of Entry (PoE) Preparedness dashboard is updated twice a month, using data collected daily by the EVD screeners at Points of Entry.

Since DTM Libya’s last update on 08 August 2019, DTM identified an additional 330 internally displaced families (approximately 1,650 individuals), bringing the total number of internally displaced persons from Murzuq to at least 760 families (approximately 3,800 individuals) who have been forced

The DTM Monthly Regional Update contains consolidated summary updates and highlights from DTM field operations.

This weekly situation report covers the reporting period between 21 July and 3 August 2019. During this  period, 919 individuals (180 families) returned to Afghanistan, amongst which 296 individuals cros

Overall movements tracked by IOM Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) of Cambodian nationals between Cambodia and Thailand at Ou Anlouk and O Rumdoul during July 2019.

Detention Centre Profiling is a component of IOM Libya’s Displacement Matrix programme.

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are more than 4 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeing international protection.

Displacement Tracking in Yemen includes the monitoring of key migrant and return locations on Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia and southern coastal border. Enumerators placed at Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) monitor the arrivals of migrants and

   تعمل مصفوفة تتبع النزوح DTM في اليمن على مراقبة المواقع الرئيسية للمهاجرين الوافدين والعائدين في الحدود الشمالية لليمن مع المملكة العربية السعودية والحدود الساحلية الجنوبية.

Ce Tableau de Bord offre une analyse des tendances de mobilité des populations observées au niveau de deux (2) points de suivi des flux établis aux points de contrôle (POC) OPRP et Mubambiro autour de Goma dans la République Démocratique du Congo.

As part of IOM’s Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness activities, DTM operates Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) on the borders with Uganda (UGA), the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR).

This Dashboard provides an analysis of the trends in population mobility observed at two (2) flow monitoring points established at OPRP and Mubambiro Points of Control (POC) around Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Observations were made between the 17th and the 24th of July, 2019.

45,148 movements were observed at 8 flow monitoring points in the provinces of Cankuzo, Muyinga, Rutana and Ruyigi in the month of May. Flow Monitoring is a component of the DTM methodology aimed at providing information on population movements at points of transit.

45 148 mouvements ont été observés sur 8 points de transit dans les provinces de Cankuzo, Muyinga, Rutana et Ruyigi au mois de mai.

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DATA STORIES

Migration Flows in Horn of Africa and Yemen

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Migration Flows in West & Central Africa

2018 overview on migration flows observed across West and Central Africa.

About

Migration.iom.int is an IOM online platform designed to enhance access to Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) migration flow information products, including a visualization of population flows. The DTM also has a second online platform, displacement.iom.int, designed to visualize internal displacement monitored through the DTM systems; this platform facilitates a better understanding of mobility trends within a country in assessed areas.

 

The DTM is a system designed to track and monitor displacement and population mobility, provide critical information to decision-makers and responders during crises, and contribute to better understandings of population flows. The DTM includes four standard components – each comprising various tools and methods – that can be applied, adapted and combined as relevant in a particular context. The standard components are: (i) mobility tracking; (ii) flow monitoring; (iii) registration and (iv) surveys. Data visualized on the flow.iom.int website is retrieved from flow monitoring exercises. 

A Flow Monitoring exercise collects information on the volume and basic characteristics of populations transiting through selected locations - referred to as Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) – during specific observation hours. Data collected includes previous transit point(s), next destination, intended destination (when possible) and means of transportation, as well as the number, sex and nationality of migrants passing through the Flow Monitoring Point. Data is collected overtime through periodic cycles.

Once baseline data is collected through Flow Monitoring exercises. When required and as needed, Flow Monitoring Surveys (FMS) are then implemented to collect multi-layer and multi-themed data on mobile populations. FMS collect data at the individual level and include, but are not limited to, information on basic socio-economic profiles, information regarding the journey (cost, routes, modes of transport, intermediaries) and some basic data on the intentions, expectations, and perceptions of the final destination that migrants have. The findings of these surveys are used in the overall analysis presented in the IOM Flow Monitoring reports.

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