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
Latest figures

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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.

 

Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires

The vast majority of recorded migrants at flow monitoring points (FMPs) were young men (direct observation). Among the migrants, several persons under the age of 18 were identified. Some travel accompanied by adult legal guardians while others travel alone (unaccompanied and separated children).

Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.

This dashboard provides a general overview on DTM activities in Colombia between 2014 and 2016, notably with regards to population movements across the Venezuelan border.

During the reporting period, DTM identified a total of 5,062 undocumented Afghans who had returned from Pakistan through the Torkham border. DTM has identified 48,984 returnees since January 2017.

1,906 individuals were observed crossing the border into Haitian territory. Of these 1,638 were voluntarily registered. 29 unaccompanied and separated children were identified, 15 of these were officially deported into Haitian territory.

351,382 migrants were identified during this round of reporting. 466 of 677 Muhallas and 100 (all) Baladiyas were assessed. 90% of the identified migrants were adults and 10% were minors.

During the reporting period 1,005 people were rescued and 10 bodies were retrieved.

Depuis le mois de juin 2016, l’OIM Mali effectue un suivi des mouvements de migrants dans les régions de Gao et Ségou (Benena). Ces migrants sont principalement originaires des pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest.

The vast majority of recorded migrants at flow monitoring points (FMPs) were young men (direct observation). Among the migrants, several persons under the age of 18 were identified. Some travel accompanied by adult legal guardians while others travel alone (unaccompanied and separated children).

A total of 62 sites were assessed. 150,000 undocumented Myanmar nationals (UMNs) in 300,000 households were identified in 2 upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district, including 74,000 new arrivals since October 2016. Among those assessed, 49.9% are women and girls.

Durning this reporting period DTM indentified 4,535 undocumented Afghan returnees through Torkham. Of the total identified population 51% are female and 49% are male. 

DTM recorded 29,278 returnees since January 2017. The report further details age and gender disaggregation, recorded vulnerable cases, information on households travelling with assets to Afghanistan, push and pull factor trends and movement trends and transportation costs.

DTM Sudan registered a total population of 85,492 individuals. 10,229 returnees were registered in April, of which 4,385 were registered in Otash village, South Darfur and 5,844 returnees were registered in nine localities in North Darfur State (cumulative).

IOM Pakistan’s Weekly Situation Report on the Return of Undocumented Afghans through the Torkham border during the reporting period of 7th - 13th May 2017.

During the reporting period DTM Somalia recorded 283 new entries (a 138% increase between March and April) and 871 new exits (a 33% decrease between March and April). 

According to available data, there have been 46,015 new arrivals to Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Spain between 1 January and 30 April 2017.

During the reporting period, IOM recorded 510 persons rescued (5 and 7 April) and one body retrieved (2 May) in Zuwara. In Az Zawiyah, IOM recorded 7 rescued individuals (7 May) and 11 retrieved bodies (8 May). In Tripoli, IOM registered 665 rescued persons (6 and 10 May).

During the reporting period, IOM recorded 510 persons rescued (5—7 April) and one body retrieved (2 May) in Zuwara. In Az Zawiyah, IOM recorded 7 rescued individuals (7 May) and 11 retrieved bodies (8 May). In Tripoli, IOM registered 665 rescued persons (6—10 May).

During the reporting period 4,781 outgoing individuals were identified across the 2 active FMPs that were surveyed. 8,416 incoming individuals were identified.

During the reporting period 1,858 individuals were observed crossing the border into Haitian territory. Of these, 1,028 were voluntarily registered. 28 unaccompanied minors were identified. Of these, 12 had officially been deported into Haitian territory.

IOM Pakistan’s Weekly Situation Report on the Return of Undocumented Afghans through the Torkham border during the reporting period 30th April - 6th May 2017.

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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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