Burundi — Flow Monitoring Report (March 2019)

Contact
DTM Burundi, DTMBurundi@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Burundi
Period Covered
Mar 01 2019 -
Mar 31 2019
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

From 01 to 31 March 2019, 40,836 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 (77%) and among outgoing migrants to Tanzania (86%) 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 Kabuyenge (85%). Girls and boys under 18 years old represented 29 per cent of total migrants. 83 per cent of seasonal movements were observed at the points of Kwa Ntunaguzi and Kwa Elidadi.