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
909
2019
Mediterranean Dead/Missing
2,299
2018
3,139
2017
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Recent trends
Countries of first arrival to Europe

Country

Arrivals

Percentage
Change

Previous week
05 Sep - 11 Sep

Current week
12 Sep - 18 Sep

Bulgaria

63

57

-9%

Greece

2,458

1,409

-42%

Italy

228

718

214%

Malta

7

8

14%

Spain

184

1,376

647%

Total first arrival countries*

2,940

3,568

21%

Registered Migrants in Other countries*

Bosnia and Herzegovina

847

848

0%

Montenegro

172

111

-35%

Romania

0

5

0%

Serbia

461

598

29%

*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.

 

This dashboard presents the preliminary findings of a survey conducted by IOM/DTM Iraq during the months of November and December 2015 in the framework of the DFID-funded project “Understanding complex migration flows from Iraq to Europe through movement tracking and awareness campaigns”.

Between January and December 2015, a total of 663,295 Afghans spontaneously returned and were deported through Torkham, Islam Qala, Milak and Spin Boldak borders. Compared with the same period in 2014, spontaneous returns through the four borders have increased by 31% (416,457 vs.

As of December 2015, 2,151,979 IDPs or 313,575 households were identified

While populations from the Middle East, South East Asia, and Africa have been crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe in growing numbers since 2011, 2015 marked the sharpest increase of arrivals to Europe and deaths in the Mediterranean.

2,151,979 IDPs (313,575 households) were identified in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, Yobe, Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Zamfara states and Abuja. Borno state (1,434,149 IDPs) has the highest number of IDPs, followed by Adamawa (136,010 IDPs) and Yobe (131,203 IDPs).

This dashboard presents the preliminary findings of a survey conducted by IOM/DTM Iraq during the months of November and December 2015 in the framework of the DFID-funded project “Understanding complex migration flows from Iraq to Europe through movement tracking and awareness campaigns”.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 4 December 2015, 26,892 households representing 49,217 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 35.2% were female while 64.8%& were male. 770 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 27 November 2015, 25,078 households representing 46,638 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 35.5% were female while 64.5% were male. 751 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively since the first week of June to 20 November 2015, 23,475 households representing 44,016 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 35.9% were female while 64.1% were male. 691 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 13 November 2015, 21,711 households representing 41,292 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 36.5% were female while 63.5% were male. 645 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 6 November 2015, 20,406 households representing 38,826 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 36.6% were female while 63.4% were male. 608 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

As of October 2015, 2,233,506 IDPs in 318,937 households were identified in the sixth round of assessments. The dashboard includes a map of displacement severity by Local Government Area (LGA) and ward. 

2,233,506 IDPs (318,937 households) were identified in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, Yobe, Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna states and Abuja. Borno state (1,606,406 IDPs) has the highest number of IDPs, followed by Yobe (144,302 IDPs) and Adamawa (135,605 IDPs).

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 30 October 2015, 18,896 households representing 36,442 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 37.1% were female while 62.9% were male. 577 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 16 October 2015, 15,612 households representing 31,595 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 38.5% were female while 61.5% were male. 436 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

This Site Assessment Dashboard identified 189,011 IDPs (28,983 households) in 76 camps and camp-like settings. 52% of the IDPs identified are children and overall, most IDPs are women between 18 and 59 years old.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 9 October 2015, 14,284 households representing 29,279 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 38.9% were female while 61.0% were male. 389 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 2 October 2015, 12,326 households representing 26,131 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 40.2% were female while 59.8% were male. 351 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively from the first week of June to 25 September 2015, 10,893 households representing 23,767 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 40.8% were female while 59.1% were male. 259 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

Cumulatively from the start of border monitoring in the first week of June 2015 to 16 June, 9,058 households representing 20,596 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 42^ were female while 57.8% were male and 0.1% of the records had no data on gender.

Cumulatively from the first week of June 2015 to 11 September 2015, 7,272 households representing 17,548 individuals crossed the border into Haitian territory. 43.3% were female while 56.3% were male and 0.4% of the records had no data on gender.

As of August 2015, this Site Assessment Dashboard identified 2,150,451 IDPs (300,992 households), of which 170,368 IDPs were staying in 59 camps and camp-like settings. Most IDPs were identified in Borno, Adamawa, Abuja and Yobe.

As of August 2015, 2,150,451 IDPs or300,992 households were identified in the fifth round of assessments.

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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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