Iraq — Understanding complex migration flows from Iraq to Europe (November — December 2015)

Contact
DTM Iraq, IraqDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Iraq
Period Covered
Nov 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
Activity
  • Survey
  • Migration Flows

Summary

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”. The survey was conducted among Iraqi emigrants who left Iraq during 2015 and are currently residing in Europe.The primary reason for departure for 80% of the respondents was "no hope in the future" and the main source of information used to plan the journey was word of mouth (40%), followed by the use of social media (23%).