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Migrant presence in Europe

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Number of migrants and asylum seekers

Update Date

Albania

173

29 Aug 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina

10,704

01 Apr 2020

Bulgaria

459

01 Apr 2020

Croatia

472

25 Mar 2020

Cyprus

247

01 Jan 2020

Greece

103,822

01 Apr 2020

Hungary

137

05 Sep 2018

Italy

84,946

01 Apr 2020

Kosovo (SCR 1244)

154

02 Oct 2019

Montenegro

167

25 Mar 2020

North Macedonia

88

01 Apr 2020

Romania

534

25 Mar 2020

Serbia

8,505

25 Mar 2020

Slovenia

389

01 Apr 2020

For Croatia, Cyprus, and Slovenia, figures represent number of asylum seekers.
For Greece beginning in 2018, figures based on monthly available data for different types of accommodation facilities excluding the number of self-settled migrants and refugees.
For Italy, figures refer to migrants in reception at the end of the month. Data on migrants in centres for repatriation/expulsion are not included in these figures. 
For Hungary, figures are as of 5 September 2018 and more updated migrant presence information is not available for the time being.
Data Sources: National Authorities, IOM and UNHCR

Les points de suivi des flux sont placés dans des endroits de passages sur la route migratoire du Niger.

Between 8 October 2015 and 22 February 2016 IOM field staff in Greece, fYROM, Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary amassed interviews with 5,700 migrants and asylum seekers, of which 413 people were interviewed over the week from 16 – 22 February.

In October 2015, IOM launched its Early Warning Information Sharing Network to commence sharing data between IOM, government agencies, and other humanitarian actors in affected countries of arriv

Reporting Period: 15—23 February 2016

For these first results, 1,042 migrants and refugees were interviewed from 07 December 2015 to 22 February 2016. 10% of respondents answered ‘yes’ to one of the trafficking and exploitation indicators, based on their own direct experience.

In October 2015, IOM launched its Early Warning Information Sharing Network to commence sharing data between IOM, government agencies, and other humanitarian actors in affected countries of arriv

Cumulatively from the first week of June 2015 to 19 February 2016, 38,963 households representing 69,563 individuals have crossed the border into Haitian territory. 34.6% were female while 65.4% were male. 1,044 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

This report contains the findings of IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) from surveys conducted between 08 October 2015 and 16 February 2016.

Les points de suivi des flux sont placés dans des endroits de passages sur la route migratoire du Niger.

Flow monitoring points are placed at known migrant passing points along the Niger migratory route. Data is collected daily at FMPs to inform migrant movements and profiles. The data collected provides a snapshot of migrant movements through the region.

Cumulatively from the first week of June 2015 to 12 February 2016, 37,806 households representing 67,685 individuals have crossed the border into Haitian territory. 34.7% were female while 65.3% were male. 1,011 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

In October 2015, IOM launched its Early Warning Information Sharing Network to commence sharing data between IOM, government agencies, and other humanitarian actors in affected countries of arriv

In October 2015, IOM launched its Early Warning Information Sharing Network to commence sharing data between IOM, government agencies, and other humanitarian actors in affected countries of arriv

Cumulative from the first week of June 2015 to 22 January 2016, 34,624 households representing 62,420 individuals have crossed the border into Haitian territory. 34.9% were female while 65.1% were male. 970 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified.

In October 2015, IOM launched its Early Warning Information Sharing Network to commence sharing data between IOM, government agencies, and other humanitarian actors in affected countries of arriv

In October 2015, IOM launched its Early Warning Information Sharing Network to commence sharing data between IOM, government agencies, and other humanitarian actors in affected countries of arriv

In October 2015, IOM launched its Early Warning Information Sharing Network to commence sharing data between IOM, government agencies, and other humanitarian actors in affected countries of arriv

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.

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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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