• 45,421
    MISSING MIGRANTS  since 2014

MISSING MIGRANTS PROJECT

Missing Migrants Project records since 2014 people who die in the process of migration towards an international destination, regardless of their legal status. As collecting information is challenging, all figures remain undercounts. The locations in most cases are approximate. Each number represents a person, as well as the family and community that they leave behind.

Disclaimer: The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the International Organization for Migration.
Data represent minimum estimates and locations are approximate. The figures for 2021 were last updated on .
Africa 10,787
Year Dead/Missing
2021 1,240
2020 1,216
2019 1,886
2018 1,451
2017 1,669
2016 1,778
2015 948
2014 599
The Americas 5,755
Year Dead/Missing
2021 1,066
2020 798
2019 854
2018 594
2017 677
2016 746
2015 527
2014 493
Asia 3,959
Year Dead/Missing
2021 246
2020 574
2019 414
2018 189
2017 533
2016 206
2015 944
2014 853
Europe 752
Year Dead/Missing
2021 117
2020 83
2019 149
2018 116
2017 58
2016 65
2015 142
2014 22
Mediterranean 22,940
Year Dead/Missing
2021 1,654
2020 1,448
2019 1,885
2018 2,337
2017 3,139
2016 5,136
2015 4,055
2014 3,286
Western Asia 1,228
Year Dead/Missing
2021 89
2020 121
2019 194
2018 300
2017 208
2016 153
2015 98
2014 65