Europe

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Arrivals to Europe
28,137
By sea
By land
As of
Arrivals to Europe
99,475
2020
128,536
2019
147,683
2018
188,372
2017
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
685
2021
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
1,419
2020
1,885
2019
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Recent trends in arrivals and registrations

Country or area

Arrivals

Percentage
Change

Previous week
03 May - 09 May

Current week
10 May - 16 May

First Arrival Countries

Italy

1,734

2,327

34%

Malta

0

68

0%

Spain

515

800

55%

Total*

2,249

3,195

42%

Registered Migrants in Other Countries and Areas

Montenegro

91

64

-29%

Total*

91

64

-30%

* Arrivals to Cyprus are not available for this period.
** Arrivals include also other countries or areas for which data are available on a monthly basis and not on a weekly basis.

 Main countries or areas of origin for arrivals in Europe in 2020 as of Q1:

To Italy[1]: Bangladesh (14%), Côte d´Ivoire (14%), Sudan (10%), Algeria (9%), Morocco (7%).

To Greece: Afghanistan (39%), Syrian Arab Republic (25%), Somalia (6%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (5%), Iraq (4%).

To Spain: Algeria (33%), unspecified Sub-Saharan nationals (28%), Morocco (17%), Guinea (5%), Côte d´Ivoire (5%),

To Malta: Sudan (33%), Bangladesh (17%), Somalia (15%),  Eritrea[2](10%), Morocco (3%).

To Bulgaria[3]: Afghanistan (32%), Iraq (20%), Turkey (11%), Syrian Arab Republic (8%), Iran (7%).

 

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

[2] The information on nationality breakdown provided in this summary is based on the nationality declared by migrants as reported by the Maltese authorities.

[3] Nationality of persons registered at entry to Bulgaria.

 

1,3645 individuals were observed crossing the border into Haitian territory from 16 to 23 March 2017. 675 individuals declared having returned spontaneously to Haiti and 169 individuals claimed to have been deported into Haitian territory.

27,239 incoming individuals were observed at FMPs during the recording period. 6,329 outgoing individuals were observed at FMPs during the recording period, 1 February 2017- 28 February 2017.

Depuis février 2016, l'OIM Niger effectue un suivi des flux migratoires sur deux points de la région d'Agadez au Niger. Les points de suivi des flux migratoires sont placés sur des lieux de transit sur les routes migratoires du Niger.

IOM Pakistan’s Weekly Situation Report on the Returns of Undocumented Afghans through the Torkham border, reporting period [26th March  - 1st April 2017].

  • During the week of 19th – 25th March 2017, a total of 869 (143 families) undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan through the Torkham border.
  • Movement trends for the reporting period indicate:

DTM has tracked the number of migrants in Libya since the start of 2016. This document presents the trends in the number of migrants in 2016-2017.  

From 3 – 15 March 2017 110 individuals were rescued and 4 bodies were retrieved. Of those rescued 104 were men and 6 were women. A total of 2,645 individuals were rescued in 2017.

Depuis le mois de juin 2016, DTM Mali effectue un suivi des mouvements de migrants dans les régions de Gao et Ségou. Au cours de cette collecte de données, 223 individus so

Since June 2016, DTM Mali has been tracking the movement of migrants in the regions of Gao and Segou (in Benena). Migrants, mostly come from sub-Saharan countries, and West Africa in particular.

In 2016, a total of 691,581 undocumented Afghans returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan (248,054) and Iran (443,527). This is a 4% overall increase from 2015 (663,295 returns from Pakistan and Iran).

Until 28 February 2017, there were 13,439 cumulative arrivals to Italy, compared to 9,101 arrivals recorded in the same month in 2016 (a 48% increase). Greece has seen a 98% lower number of arrivals in February 2017 when compared to the same period in 2016, 2,611 and 125,494 respectively.

Cumulatively since the first week of June 2015 to 9 March 2017, 107,914 households representing 177,304 individuals have crossed the border into Haitian territory. 33.7% were female while 66.3% were male. 2,892 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are approximately 3,2 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking for the internationa

In 2016, a total of 6,864 Afghans voluntarily returned to their country through the AVRR programme.

This report contains a summary analysis of the flow monitoring surveys conducted with 4,477 Afghan and Pakistani migrants interviewed along the Western Balkans route in the period between January and November 2016.

8935 individuals were observed crossing the border into Haitian territory this week, of these 33 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified. 250 individuals declared having returned spontaneously to Haiti and 64 individuals claimed to have been deported into Haitian territory.

As of 2 March 2017, there are approximately 3,2 million foreign nationals present on Turkish territory seeking international protection. Most of them are Syrians 2,941,102 who were granted temporary protection status. In addition, there are 461,217 foreign nationals holding

During this reporting period IOM Libya conducted 8,306 interviews using simple random sampling across 10 different regions, some consisting of several Flow Monitoring Points.

The surveys informing this report were carried out in two districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), namely Peshawar and Haripur, during the 6th and 10th of February 2017. A total of 279 individuals in 42 families were surveyed. Four Focus Group Discussions were also carried out in both districts.

This pilot study identifies several trends related to migration towards and through Sudan, an important country at intersection between countries in East and Horn of Africa and Libya, along the Central Mediterranean route.

Depuis le mois de juin 2016, DTM Mali effectue un suivi des mouvements de migrants dans les régions de Gao et Ségou. Au cours de cette collecte de données, 265 individus so

IOM recorded a cumulative total of 174,840 individuals comprising 106,241 households crossing the border into Haitian territory. 33.7% of these were female and 66.3% were male. 2,849 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Since June 2016, DTM Mali has been tracking the movement of migrants in the regions of Gao and Segou (in Benena).

Depuis février 2016, l'OIM Niger effectue un suivi des flux migratoires sur deux points de la région d'Agadez au Niger. Les points de suivi des flux migratoires sont placés sur des lieux de transit sur les routes migratoires du Niger.

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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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