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Loading Sea and land arrivals from January 2014

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Nationality of arrivals in 2018 (land and sea) JSON  .CSV 
Figures for nationalities are provisional and will be updated soon
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Morocco 30 Nov 2018
  21.0%
12,365
Guinea 30 Nov 2018
  20.8%
12,258
Mali 30 Nov 2018
  16.1%
9,471
Côte d'Ivoire 30 Nov 2018
  8.5%
4,991
Algeria 30 Nov 2018
  7.8%
4,602
Gambia 30 Nov 2018
  6.7%
3,965
Senegal 30 Nov 2018
  3.1%
1,851
Syrian Arab Rep. 30 Nov 2018
  2.4%
1,421
Mauritania 30 Nov 2018
  2.4%
1,417
Cameroon 30 Nov 2018
  2.3%
1,333
Ghana 30 Nov 2018
  1.0%
569
Burkina Faso 30 Nov 2018
  1.0%
566
State of Palestine 30 Nov 2018
  0.9%
557
Others 30 Nov 2018
  0.9%
535
Tunisia 30 Nov 2018
  0.8%
481
Yemen 30 Nov 2018
  0.7%
424
Guinea-Bissau 30 Nov 2018
  0.6%
381
Sierra Leone 30 Nov 2018
  0.6%
378
Comoros 30 Nov 2018
  0.5%
308
Bangladesh 30 Nov 2018
  0.5%
290
Dem. Rep. of the Congo 30 Nov 2018
  0.4%
259
Congo 30 Nov 2018
  0.4%
225
Togo 30 Nov 2018
  0.2%
133
Nigeria 30 Nov 2018
  0.2%
103
Liberia 30 Nov 2018
  0.1%
79


  Documents
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World Refugee Day - Reports of three new shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea

UNHCR, 20 Jun 2017

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Cécile Pouilly – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 20 June 2017 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency received information last night about three new shipwrecks in the Mediterrane... Read more

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Desperate Journeys

Refugees and migrants entering and crossing Europe via the Mediterranean and Western Balkans routes, 27 Feb 2017

In a new report, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, details the impact of the increased border restrictions introduced in 2016 on refugee and migrant movements towards and inside Europe. It shows that people continued to move but undertook more diversified and dangerous journeys, often relying on smuggle... Read more

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UNHCR conducts training on Refugee Law for the Libyan Coastguard and Navy

UNHCR, 01 Feb 2017

Tunis, Tunisia – 1 February 2017. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is conducting a two-week course on human rights and refugee law for the Libyan Coastguard and Navy. The training is being held on an Italian ship crossing the Mediterranean Sea. “This training represents an important opportunity t... Read more

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Better Protecting Refugees in the EU and Globally: UNHCR's proposals to rebuild trust through better management, partnership and solidarity

UNHCR, 13 Dec 2016

The European Union (EU) needs a bold, imaginative and workable approach to overcome fragmentation and manage refugee movements effectively in accordance with international law. This paper provides a vision for how this could be achieved both within the EU and globally. The last year was exception... Read more

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UNHCR calls for stronger EU action on refugees

UNHCR, 05 Dec 2016

In a paper presented to the European Union (EU) today, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, called for a far-reaching reform of Europe’s global engagement with refugees, including the European asylum system. UNHCR called on Europe to offer more strategic and targeted support to countries of origin, asylum ... Read more

Loading Total arrivals in 2019 *

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Sea arrivals in 2019 * JSON 
1,947
Last updated 13 Jan 2019
Land arrivals in 2019 JSON 
193
Last updated 13 Jan 2019
Previous years Sea arrivals Land arrivals Dead and missing
2018 58,569 6,814 784
2017 22,103 6,246 202
2016 8,162 6,443 77
2015 5,312 11,624 59
2014 4,552 7,485 40
Demographics of arrivals (land and sea since 1 January 2018) JSON 
Location of arrivals in June 2017 (land and sea) JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Mainland Andalucia 13 Jan 2019
  82.0%
55,346
Ceuta 13 Jan 2019
  3.6%
2,441
Melilla 13 Jan 2019
  8.8%
5,937
Mainland Eastern Mediterranean 6 Jan 2019
  3.6%
2,408
Canary Islands 13 Jan 2019
  2.1%
1,391


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Loading Sea arrivals from January 2017

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Loading Land arrivals from January 2017

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Notes
* Includes arrivals to the Canary Islands
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