Niger — Flow Monitoring Report 23 (May 2019)

Contact
DTM Niger, DTMNiger@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Niger
Period Covered
May 01 2019 -
May 31 2019
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

DTM Niger monitors migration flows at seven key transit points around the country: Arlit, Séguédine, Madama, Dan Issa, Dan Barto, Tahoua and Magaria. In May 2019, 2,209 individuals were on average observed crossing FMPs daily. This represents a 5 per cent increase when compared to the previous month. The majority of travelers (72%) were men, while 19 per cent were women and 9 per cent were children. Niger and Nigeria were both the main countries of provenance (73% and 22%) and of destination (76% and 15%) of travellers. Nationals from Niger, Nigerian and Chadian nationals accounted for 95% of all the migrants recorded at the FMPs. Economic migration, including but not limited to long-term migration of more than six months (35% of flows), short-term movements (31%), seasonal migration (29%) was the primary type of movement observed.