Libya — Migrant Report 21 (July — August 2018)

Contact
DTM Libya, DTMLibya@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Libya
Period Covered
Jul 01 2018 -
Aug 31 2018
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

In Round 21, DTM identified there to be at least 669,176 migrants in Libya. Migrants were identified in all baladiyas, within 554 communities and originated from more than 41 countries.  Out of the total number of migrants identified, 630,907 individuals (94%) originate from 31 different African countries with 38,030 individuals (6%) from 9 Asian and Middle Eastern countries. The remaining 239 individuals were recorded with unknown/other country of origin. 60% of both African and Asian migrants were identified in Libya’s western mantikas, with the highest concentration in Tripoli and surrounding areas. Other identified migrants were split between East and South (21.5% and 18.5% respectively).