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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 
January - December 2018
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Morocco 31 Dec 2018
  20.4%
13,316
Guinea 31 Dec 2018
  19.5%
12,780
Mali 31 Dec 2018
  18.2%
11,903
Algeria 31 Dec 2018
  9.2%
5,990
Côte d'Ivoire 31 Dec 2018
  7.0%
4,607
Gambia 31 Dec 2018
  5.4%
3,538
Senegal 31 Dec 2018
  3.8%
2,500
Others 31 Dec 2018
  2.4%
1,581
Syrian Arab Rep. 31 Dec 2018
  2.4%
1,580
Cameroon 31 Dec 2018
  2.2%
1,411
Mauritania 31 Dec 2018
  1.2%
791
Comoros 31 Dec 2018
  1.1%
709
State of Palestine 31 Dec 2018
  0.9%
621
Ghana 31 Dec 2018
  0.9%
609
Tunisia 31 Dec 2018
  0.8%
520
Burkina Faso 31 Dec 2018
  0.7%
488
Bangladesh 31 Dec 2018
  0.7%
463
Yemen 31 Dec 2018
  0.7%
456
Guinea-Bissau 31 Dec 2018
  0.6%
414
Sierra Leone 31 Dec 2018
  0.5%
321
Dem. Rep. of the Congo 31 Dec 2018
  0.3%
228
Congo 31 Dec 2018
  0.3%
201
Nigeria 31 Dec 2018
  0.2%
152
Togo 31 Dec 2018
  0.2%
106
Liberia 31 Dec 2018
  0.1%
98


  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 
5,491
Last updated 17 Mar 2019
Land arrivals in 2019 JSON 
1,156
Last updated 17 Mar 2019
Previous years Sea arrivals Land arrivals Dead and missing
2018 58,569 6,814 811
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 2019 (land and sea) JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Mainland Andalucia 17 Mar 2019
  78.4%
5,211
Ceuta 28 Feb 2019
  4.8%
317
Melilla 17 Mar 2019
  15.1%
1,003
Mainland Eastern Mediterranean 28 Feb 2019
  0.2%
11
Canary Islands 17 Mar 2019
  1.6%
105


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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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