Niger — Flow Monitoring Report (August 2019)

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

Summary

DTM Niger monitors migration flows at seven key transit points around the country: Arlit, Séguédine/Madama, Magaria, Dan Barto, Dan Issa and Tahoua. In August 2019, 1,566 individuals were on average observed crossing FMPs daily. This represents a 16 per cent decrease when compared to the previous month. The majority of travelers (72%) were men, while 20 per cent were women and 8 per cent were children. Niger and Nigeria were both the main countries of provenance (79% and 16%) and of destination (73% and 21%) of travellers. Nationals from Niger, Nigeria and Chad accounted for 95 per cent of all the migrants recorded at the FMPs. Economic migration, including but not limited to long-term migration of more than six months (36% of flows), short-term movements (32%), seasonal migration (30%) and tourism (2%).