Europe

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Arrivals to Europe
1,239
By sea
By land
As of
Arrivals to Europe
95,348
2020
128,536
2019
147,683
2018
188,372
2017
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
39
2021
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
1,368
2020
1,885
2019
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Recent trends in arrivals and registrations

Country or area

Arrivals

Percentage
Change

Previous week
31 Dec - 06 Jan

Current week
07 Jan - 13 Jan

First Arrival Countries

Greece

0

11

100%

Italy

290

70

-75%

Spain

1,456

88

-93%

Total*

1,746

169

-90%

Registered Migrants in Other Countries and Areas

Bosnia and Herzegovina

104

132

26%

Montenegro

17

0

-100%

Romania

43

145

237%

Serbia

512

576

12%

Total*

676

853

26%

* 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.

 

During the month of December 2020, 6,908 movements we

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La pandémie de COVID-19 a eu des conséquences majeures sur la mobilité dans le monde.

In Week 3 (2021), from 10 to 16 January 2021, a total of 4,770 movements were observed at various flow monitoring points (FMP) across Somalia, of which 61 per cent were incoming flows and 3

La pandémie du COVID-19 a eu des conséquences majeures sur la mobilité des personnes en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre.

Following the border closure in Ethiopia and due to the stricter border management policies in Yemen, some of the migrants who were transiting through Djibouti on their way to or from the Arabian Peninsula found themselves stranded in the country.

Suite à la fermeture des frontières en Ethiopie et aux renforcements des contrôles frontaliers au Yémen, certains des migrants qui transitaient par Djibouti en partance ou de retour de la Péninsule Arabique se sont retrouvés bloqués à Djibouti.

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has affected global mobility in the form of various travel disruptions and restrictions.

As of 23 December 2020, data was collected on 850 PoEs in 19 countries/territories/areas across the SEEECA region. These locations include: 535 land border crossings points, 196 airports, and 119 blue border crossing points (including sea, river and lake ports).

Between 4 April 2016 and 31 December 2020, 2,139 migrants have been readmitted to Turkey from Greece. Main points of return from Greece include Lesbos, Chios, Kos and Samos, while the main readmission points to Turkey include Dikili, Çeşme, Bodrum and Adana airport.
 

In December 2020, a total of 19,601 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs). This represents an increase of 6% in comparison with November 2020 when 18,434 movements were observed.

In Week 2 (2021), from 3 to 9 January 2021, a total of 5,009 movements were observed at various flow monitoring points (FMP) across Somalia, of which 62 per cent were incoming flows and 38 

As of 23 December 2020, data was collected on 803 PoEs in 30 countries/territories/areas across the EEA region. These locations include: 476 land border crossings points, 188 airports, and 139 blue border crossing points (including sea, river and lake ports).

Dashboard en el cual se muestra el monitoreo de desplazamiento continuo de la población Venezolana en Perú centrándose en: Calidad Migratoria, Ruta Migratoria y Riesgos en la Ruta.

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has affected global mobility in the form of various travel disruptions and restrictions.

Afin de mieux comprendre les mouvements et tendances migratoires en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, l’OIM, à travers la Matrice de suivi des déplacements (Displacement Tracking Matrix, DTM), me

Afin de mieux comprendre les mouvements et tendances migratoires en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, l’OIM, à travers la Matrice de suivi des déplacements (Displacement Tracking Matrix, DTM), me

De acuerdo con datos reportados por la Plataforma Regional de Coordinación Interagencial R4V, se estima que más de 4,3 millones de ciudadanos venezolanos han salido de su país para residir en el extranjero, principalmente en América del S

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DATA STORIES

Migration Flows in Horn of Africa and Yemen

2018 overview on migration flows observed across The Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Somalia, and Djibouti) and Yemen.

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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