Burundi — Flow Monitoring Report (April 2019)

Contact
DTM Burundi, DTMBurundi@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Burundi
Period Covered
Apr 01 2019 -
Apr 30 2019
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

From 01 to 30 April 2019, 46,630 movements were observed at 8 flow monitoring points in the provinces of Muyinga, Cankuzo, Ruyigi and Rutana. Burundian nationals were most represented among incoming migrants to Burundi (78%) and among outgoing migrants to Tanzania (88%) as it is generally Burundians who travel to Tanzania in search of economic opportunities. Short term local movements were most numerous at all Flow Monitoring Points particularly at Rusumo (93%), Mukambati (90%), and Kwa Rutuku (83%). Girls and boys under 18 years old represented 29 per cent of total migrants. 65 per cent of economic movements were observed at the point of Kwa Elidadi.