Europe — Flow Monitoring Surveys: Top 5 Nationalities Interviewed (February 2018)

DTM Mediterranean,
Period Covered
Jan 01 2017 -
Dec 31 2017
  • Survey
  • Migration Flows
  • Return Intention
  • Flow Monitoring


This report provides analysis of migrants` demographic profile, transit routes, reasons for leaving countries of origin or habitual residence, and their future travel intentions. The analysis focuses on the comparison between top 5 migrant nationalities surveyed travelling via the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes. 9,483 interviews were conducted in Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania, Hungary, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in 2017. On the Central Mediterranean route the total number of 4,712 respondents were surveyed in 2017 in 21 different locations in the Italian regions of Sicily, Apulia, Lombardy and Friuli Venezia Giulia. The sample of top five nationalities includes 2,160 interviews. On the Eastern Mediterranean route the total number of 4,771 respondents were interviewed. The sample of top 5 nationalities includes 3,824 interviews with migrants conducted in 16 different transit, exit and entry locations and reception/accommodation centres in Serbia, Greece, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hungary and Bulgaria.