570 Deaths of Migrant recorded in the MEDITERRANEAN in 2018

Reported Date
April 2014 50
April 2015 1,222
April 2016 630
April 2017 312
April 2018 64
August 2014 616
August 2015 689
August 2016 62
August 2017 151
December 2014 99
December 2015 216
December 2016 386
December 2017 26
February 2014 24
February 2015 345
February 2016 55
February 2017 231
February 2018 196
January 2014 12
January 2015 82
January 2016 370
January 2017 254
January 2018 243
July 2014 864
July 2015 230
July 2016 226
July 2017 132
June 2014 318
June 2015 33
June 2016 389
June 2017 539
March 2014 10
March 2015 61
March 2016 324
March 2017 318
March 2018 67
May 2014 329
May 2015 96
May 2016 1,178
May 2017 623
November 2014 22
November 2015 107
November 2016 718
November 2017 262
October 2014 126
October 2015 433
October 2016 437
October 2017 176
September 2014 813
September 2015 269
September 2016 368
September 2017 115
Month Number of Arrivals
January 2015 5,000
February 2015 6,834
March 2015 8,866
April 2015 27,936
May 2015 39,110
June 2015 54,233
July 2015 78,085
August 2015 130,450
September 2015 163,563
October 2015 220,579
November 2015 154,467
December 2015 123,056
January 2016 72,688
February 2016 61,532
March 2016 37,090
April 2016 13,088
May 2016 22,112
June 2016 24,593
July 2016 26,400
August 2016 25,820
September 2016 20,686
October 2016 30,545
November 2016 17,368
December 2016 11,479
January 2017 6,906
February 2017 10,627
March 2017 13,403
April 2017 15,036
May 2017 25,903
June 2017 27,785
July 2017 16,136
August 2017 9,794
September 2017 12,678
October 2017 13,858
November 2017 13,011
December 2017 7,015
January 2018 6,678
February 2018 3,370
March 2018 4,266
April 2018 4,261
Note: Arrivals data for the past year are from January to end of the current month. Arrivals data for the current year are updated every Monday and Thursday.
Reported Date Deaths
April 2018 64
February 2018 196
January 2018 243
March 2018 67

Proportion of deaths vs arrivals

Note: 'Attempted crossings' include sea arrivals in Spain, Italy, Cyprus, and Greece, land arrivals in Spain, and interceptions by the Turkish and Libyan Coast Guards. Arrivals data for the current year are updated every Monday and Thursday. Arrivals data for the past year are from January to end of the current month.
Reported Date Deaths
April 2018 64
February 2018 196
January 2018 243
March 2018 67
Reported Date Migration Route Number Dead Number Missing
2014 Central Mediterranean 672 2493
2014 Eastern Mediterranean 23 36
2014 Western Mediterranean 30 29
2015 Central Mediterranean 1562 1315
2015 Eastern Mediterranean 571 233
2015 Western Mediterranean 43 59
2016 Central Mediterranean 1128 3453
2016 Eastern Mediterranean 329 105
2016 Western Mediterranean 27 101
2017 Central Mediterranean 795 2058
2017 Eastern Mediterranean 48 14
2017 Western Mediterranean 93 131
2018 Central Mediterranean 65 305
2018 Eastern Mediterranean 16 3
2018 Western Mediterranean 98 83
Reported Date Migrant Route Number Dead Number Missing
April 2014 Central Mediterranean 9 41
April 2015 Central Mediterranean 764 444
April 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 10 4
April 2016 Central Mediterranean 17 594
April 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 6 4
April 2016 Western Mediterranean 9
April 2017 Central Mediterranean 63 216
April 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 17 7
April 2017 Western Mediterranean 4 5
April 2018 Central Mediterranean 11
April 2018 Western Mediterranean 17 36
August 2014 Central Mediterranean 257 359
August 2015 Central Mediterranean 296 356
August 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 25 4
August 2015 Western Mediterranean 8
August 2016 Central Mediterranean 38 2
August 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 1 2
August 2016 Western Mediterranean 2 17
August 2017 Central Mediterranean 23 120
August 2017 Western Mediterranean 8
December 2014 Central Mediterranean 26 32
December 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 9
December 2014 Western Mediterranean 9 23
December 2015 Central Mediterranean 8
December 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 145 61
December 2015 Western Mediterranean 2
December 2016 Central Mediterranean 107 267
December 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 5
December 2016 Western Mediterranean 7
December 2017 Central Mediterranean 4 5
December 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 1
December 2017 Western Mediterranean 8 8
February 2014 Central Mediterranean 9 0
February 2014 Western Mediterranean 15 0
February 2015 Central Mediterranean 29 307
February 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 7 2
February 2016 Central Mediterranean 7
February 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 37 9
February 2016 Western Mediterranean 2
February 2017 Central Mediterranean 96 121
February 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 1
February 2017 Western Mediterranean 2 11
February 2018 Central Mediterranean 35 86
February 2018 Western Mediterranean 44 31
January 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 12
January 2015 Central Mediterranean 11 56
January 2015 Western Mediterranean 13 2
January 2016 Central Mediterranean 10 80
January 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 221 54
January 2016 Western Mediterranean 5
January 2017 Central Mediterranean 50 175
January 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 1
January 2017 Western Mediterranean 15 13
January 2018 Central Mediterranean 17 198
January 2018 Western Mediterranean 19 9
July 2014 Central Mediterranean 100 739
July 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 4 21
July 2015 Central Mediterranean 206
July 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 9 15
July 2016 Central Mediterranean 184 24
July 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 4 3
July 2016 Western Mediterranean 4 7
July 2017 Central Mediterranean 30 38
July 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 8
July 2017 Western Mediterranean 7 49
June 2014 Central Mediterranean 68 246
June 2014 Western Mediterranean 4 0
June 2015 Central Mediterranean 5
June 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 6
June 2015 Western Mediterranean 22
June 2016 Central Mediterranean 42 346
June 2016 Western Mediterranean 1
June 2017 Central Mediterranean 174 355
June 2017 Western Mediterranean 10
March 2014 Central Mediterranean 1
March 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 7 2
March 2015 Central Mediterranean 13 40
March 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 5 3
March 2016 Central Mediterranean 80 178
March 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 35 10
March 2016 Western Mediterranean 1 20
March 2017 Central Mediterranean 50 250
March 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 11
March 2017 Western Mediterranean 6 1
March 2018 Central Mediterranean 2 21
March 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 16 3
March 2018 Western Mediterranean 18 7
May 2014 Central Mediterranean 89 240
May 2015 Central Mediterranean 46 49
May 2015 Western Mediterranean 1
May 2016 Central Mediterranean 64 1066
May 2016 Western Mediterranean 3 45
May 2017 Central Mediterranean 123 498
May 2017 Western Mediterranean 2
November 2014 Central Mediterranean 18
November 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 4
November 2015 Central Mediterranean 8
November 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 79 19
November 2015 Western Mediterranean 1
November 2016 Central Mediterranean 61 642
November 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 11 3
November 2016 Western Mediterranean 1
November 2017 Central Mediterranean 74 119
November 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 8 7
November 2017 Western Mediterranean 24 30
October 2014 Central Mediterranean 13 105
October 2014 Western Mediterranean 2 6
October 2015 Central Mediterranean 163
October 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 172 48
October 2015 Western Mediterranean 16 34
October 2016 Central Mediterranean 261 170
October 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 2
October 2016 Western Mediterranean 1 3
October 2017 Central Mediterranean 96 71
October 2017 Western Mediterranean 6 3
September 2014 Central Mediterranean 100 713
September 2015 Central Mediterranean 13 63
September 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 113 77
September 2015 Western Mediterranean 2 1
September 2016 Central Mediterranean 257 84
September 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 7 20
September 2017 Central Mediterranean 12 90
September 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 1
September 2017 Western Mediterranean 3 9
Reported Date Region of Origin Number Dead Number Missing
2017 Mixed 47 712
2014 Mixed 17 738
2018 Mixed 20 116
2015 Mixed 947 334
2016 Mixed 600 2576
2017 Unknown 541 915
2014 Unknown 303 529
2015 Unknown 462 121
2018 Unknown 68 162
2016 Unknown 237 140
2018 Horn of Africa (P) 4
2014 Middle East 75 257
2016 Middle East 45 22
2017 Middle East 14
2015 Middle East 248 124
2016 Middle East South Asia (P) 232 52
2017 Middle East South Asia (P) 1
2018 Middle East South Asia (P) 16 3
2015 Middle East South Asia (P) 320 102
2017 South Asia 2
2014 South Asia 1 4
2015 South Asia 52 7
2016 South Asia 16 30
2017 North Africa 68 14
2015 North Africa 16 1
2016 North Africa 144 31
2018 North Africa 7 1
2015 Horn of Africa 9 0
2016 Horn of Africa 5 25
2017 Horn of Africa 2
2014 Horn of Africa 14 280
2015 Sub-Saharan Africa 122 918
2016 Sub-Saharan Africa 325 783
2018 Sub-Saharan Africa 64 109
2017 Sub-Saharan Africa 261 562
2014 Sub-Saharan Africa 315 750

Regions in focus

Publications

 

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