Europe — Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe - Overview of Trends (January — December 2018)

Contact
DTM Mediterranean, DTMMediterranean@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Period Covered
Jan 01 2018 -
Dec 31 2018
Activity
  • Migration Flows
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

Some 30,000 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain between January and December 2018, a 9 per cent drop compared to 2017. A total of 12,700 children were registered as unaccompanied and separated. Estimated 14,600 refugee children were resettled in Europe in 2018, mostly to the United Kingdom, France and Sweden. Out of the total number of children who sought international in Europe in 2018, almost 70% were registered in just three countries: Germany (78,280), France (24,135) and Greece (21,770).