Europe

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Arrivals to Europe 2019
By sea
By land
As of
Arrivals to Europe
144,166
2018
186,768
2017
2016
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
1,091
2019
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
2,299
2018
3,139
2017
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Countries of first arrival to Europe

Country

Arrivals

Percentage
Change

Previous week
30 Oct - 05 Nov

Current week
06 Nov - 12 Nov

Greece

1,789

1,567

-12%

Italy

429

0

-100%

Malta

59

0

-100%

Spain

1,942

4

-99%

Total first arrival countries*

4,219

1,571

-63%

Registered Migrants in Other countries*

Montenegro

175

191

9%

Romania

15

39

160%

Serbia

507

325

-35%

*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.

 

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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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