Americas

Reported Date
April 2014 16
April 2015 57
April 2016 25
April 2017 27
April 2018 37
April 2019 67
August 2014 60
August 2015 40
August 2016 70
August 2017 41
August 2018 62
December 2014 1
December 2015 30
December 2016 24
December 2017 45
December 2018 48
February 2014 16
February 2015 7
February 2016 44
February 2017 56
February 2018 39
February 2019 58
January 2014 13
January 2015 14
January 2016 41
January 2017 116
January 2018 51
January 2019 61
July 2014 15
July 2015 28
July 2016 73
July 2017 56
July 2018 43
June 2014 20
June 2015 42
June 2016 45
June 2017 46
June 2018 66
March 2014 11
March 2015 30
March 2016 45
March 2017 21
March 2018 36
March 2019 62
May 2014 20
May 2015 19
May 2016 46
May 2017 38
May 2018 39
May 2019 19
November 2015 28
November 2016 39
November 2017 35
November 2018 35
October 2014 5
October 2015 27
October 2016 44
October 2017 58
October 2018 48
September 2014 14
September 2015 37
September 2016 64
September 2017 53
September 2018 42

Top causes of migrant deaths recorded in 2017

Caribbean

Drowning
50
Presumed drowning
24

Central America

Vehicle Accident
29
Shot
7
Fall from train
7
Hit by train
5
Cardiac arrest
2

South America

Presumed drowning
24
Pneumonia
2
Dehydration
1
Malnutrition
1

US-Mexico Border

Unknown (skeletal remains)
38
Drowning
23
Presumed drowning
17
Unknown
11
Vehicle Accident
9

North America

Drowning
1
Reported Date Number of Children Number of Females Number of Males Number Dead Minimum Estimated Number of Missing
2014 3 11 60 453 42
2015 4 28 235 481 38
2016 37 42 339 626 103
2017 14 46 369 543 138
2018 21 46 350 554 36
2019 28 21 107 236 36

Regions in focus

Publications

 

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