Mediterranean

Mediterranean Sea

Data of Missing Migrants

Recorded deaths in the Mediterranean by month, 2014 - 2016


*As of 31 May 2016

 

Recorded deaths in the Mediterranean by migrants' region of origin, 

1 January - 31 May, 2016

 
Region of Origin Number Dead and Missing
Breakdown unavailable/unknown 1,889
Western, Central, Southern Africa 196
Horn of Africa 13
Middle East and South Asia 340
North Africa* 5
TOTAL 2,443

 

Recorded deaths in the Mediterranean by route, 2016

  January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
Central Mediterranean 90 7 258 611 1,095               2,061
Eastern Mediterranean 275 46 45 10 0               376
Western Mediterranean 4 0 1 0 1               6
Total: 369 53 304 621 1,096               2,443

Last updated May 31, 2016

 

Recorded deaths in the Mediterranean by migrants' region of origin, 2015

Region of Origin Number Dead and Missing
Breakdown unavailable/Unknown 1,324
Western, Central, Southern Africa 1,218
North Africa 22
Horn of Africa 359
Middle East and South Asia 847
TOTAL 3,770

 

Recorded deaths in the Mediterranean by route, 2015

  January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
Central Mediterranean 67 337 53 1,230 95 4 206 652 76 163 8 1 2,892
Eastern Mediterranean 0 9 8 14 0 6 24 29 190 221 98 207 806
Western Mediterranean 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 48 0 2 72
Total 82 346 61 1,244 95 10 230 686 268 432 106 210 3,770

 

Recorded deaths in the Mediterranean by migrants' region of origin, 2014

Region of Origin Number Dead and Missing
Breakdown unavailable/Unknown 932
Western, Central, Southern Africa 1,056
Horn of Africa 344
Middle East and North Africa 943
South Asia 5
TOTAL 3,280

 

Recorded deaths in the Mediterranean by route, 2014

  January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
Central Mediterranean 0 9 1 50 329 314 864 616 813 118 18 55 3,187
Eastern Mediterranean 12 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 34
Western Mediterranean 0 15 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 8 0 32 59
Total 12 24 10 50 329 318 864 616 813 126 22 96 3,280

Note: due to the irregular nature of the migrants the Missing Migrants Project attempts to track, and to the fact that many bodies are never recovered from shipwrecks, all data are estimates.

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