Mediterranean

Reported Date
April 2014 50
April 2015 1,494
April 2016 630
April 2017 312
April 2018 109
April 2019 63
August 2014 616
August 2015 689
August 2016 62
August 2017 151
August 2018 97
August 2019 19
December 2014 99
December 2015 215
December 2016 386
December 2017 26
December 2018 106
February 2014 24
February 2015 345
February 2016 55
February 2017 231
February 2018 197
February 2019 26
January 2014 12
January 2015 82
January 2016 370
January 2017 254
January 2018 243
January 2019 208
July 2014 864
July 2015 230
July 2016 226
July 2017 132
July 2018 224
July 2019 238
June 2014 318
June 2015 33
June 2016 389
June 2017 539
June 2018 629
June 2019 78
March 2014 10
March 2015 61
March 2016 324
March 2017 318
March 2018 67
March 2019 120
May 2014 329
May 2015 96
May 2016 1,178
May 2017 623
May 2018 48
May 2019 107
November 2014 22
November 2015 107
November 2016 718
November 2017 262
November 2018 149
October 2014 126
October 2015 433
October 2016 437
October 2017 176
October 2018 189
September 2014 813
September 2015 269
September 2016 368
September 2017 115
September 2018 241
Month Number of Arrivals
January 2015 1,472
January 2015 3,528
February 2015 2,480
February 2015 4,354
March 2015 6,583
March 2015 2,283
April 2015 11,873
April 2015 16,056
May 2015 17,889
May 2015 21,231
June 2015 31,318
June 2015 22,877
July 2015 54,899
July 2015 23,210
August 2015 107,843
August 2015 22,610
September 2015 147,639
September 2015 15,922
October 2015 211,663
October 2015 8,916
November 2015 151,249
November 2015 3,219
December 2015 108,742
December 2015 9,636
January 2016 67,415
January 2016 5,273
February 2016 57,066
February 2016 3,828
March 2016 26,999
March 2016 9,676
April 2016 3,650
April 2016 9,149
May 2016 1,721
May 2016 19,925
June 2016 1,554
June 2016 22,371
July 2016 1,920
July 2016 23,552
August 2016 3,563
August 2016 21,294
September 2016 3,107
September 2016 16,975
October 2016 3,161
October 2016 27,384
November 2016 2,061
November 2016 13,962
December 2016 1,742
December 2016 8,047
January 2017 6,907
February 2017 8,972
February 2017 1,655
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 13,856
November 2017 13,011
December 2017 7,227
January 2018 4,182
January 2018 2,985
February 2018 2,287
February 2018 1,102
March 2018 2,438
March 2018 1,916
April 2018 3,034
April 2018 4,429
May 2018 10,334
June 2018 12,802
July 2018 12,400
August 2018 11,705
September 2018 13,456
October 2018 16,644
November 2018 8,532
December 2018 8,630
January 2019 6,524
February 2019 2,587
March 2019 3,225
April 2019 3,903
May 2019 5,852
June 2019 8,063
July 2019 9,314
August 2019 4,725
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 2019 63
August 2019 19
February 2019 26
January 2019 208
July 2019 238
June 2019 78
March 2019 120
May 2019 107

Proportion of deaths vs attempted crossings

Note: 'Attempted crossings' include sea arrivals in Spain, Italy, Cyprus, and Greece, land arrivals in Spain, and interceptions by the Tunisian National Guard and Turkish and Libyan Coast Guards as relevant. No official data on interceptions by the Tunisian Navy nor by Egyptian or Moroccan authorities are currently available. Attempted crossings data for the current year are updated every Monday and Thursday. Attempted crossings data for the past year are from January to end of the current month.
Reported Date Deaths
April 2019 63
August 2019 19
February 2019 26
January 2019 208
July 2019 238
June 2019 78
March 2019 120
May 2019 107
Reported Date Migration Route Number Dead Minimum Estimated Number of Missing
2014 Central Mediterranean 672 2493
2014 Eastern Mediterranean 23 36
2014 Western Mediterranean 30 29
2015 Central Mediterranean 1562 1587
2015 Eastern Mediterranean 570 233
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 288 1026
2018 Eastern Mediterranean 105 69
2018 Western Mediterranean 329 482
2019 Central Mediterranean 172 422
2019 Eastern Mediterranean 45 12
2019 Western Mediterranean 49 159
Reported Date Migrant Route Number Dead Minimum Estimated Number of Missing
April 2014 Central Mediterranean 9 41
April 2015 Central Mediterranean 764 716
April 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 10 4
April 2016 Central Mediterranean 17 594
April 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 6 4
April 2016 Western Mediterranean 0 9
April 2017 Central Mediterranean 63 216
April 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 17 7
April 2017 Western Mediterranean 4 5
April 2018 Central Mediterranean 20 0
April 2018 Western Mediterranean 41 48
April 2019 Central Mediterranean 0 51
April 2019 Eastern Mediterranean 5 0
April 2019 Western Mediterranean 3 4
August 2014 Central Mediterranean 257 359
August 2015 Central Mediterranean 296 356
August 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 25 4
August 2015 Western Mediterranean 8 0
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 0
August 2018 Central Mediterranean 19 0
August 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 10 0
August 2018 Western Mediterranean 17 51
August 2019 Central Mediterranean 2 16
August 2019 Western Mediterranean 1 0
December 2014 Central Mediterranean 26 32
December 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 0 9
December 2014 Western Mediterranean 9 23
December 2015 Central Mediterranean 8 0
December 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 144 61
December 2015 Western Mediterranean 2 0
December 2016 Central Mediterranean 107 267
December 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 5 0
December 2016 Western Mediterranean 7 0
December 2017 Central Mediterranean 4 5
December 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 1 0
December 2017 Western Mediterranean 8 8
December 2018 Central Mediterranean 20 3
December 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 0 7
December 2018 Western Mediterranean 35 41
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 0
February 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 37 9
February 2016 Western Mediterranean 2 0
February 2017 Central Mediterranean 96 121
February 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 1 0
February 2017 Western Mediterranean 2 11
February 2018 Central Mediterranean 35 86
February 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 1 0
February 2018 Western Mediterranean 44 31
February 2019 Central Mediterranean 6 0
February 2019 Eastern Mediterranean 0 1
February 2019 Western Mediterranean 7 12
January 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 12 0
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 0
January 2017 Central Mediterranean 50 175
January 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 1 0
January 2017 Western Mediterranean 15 13
January 2018 Central Mediterranean 17 198
January 2018 Western Mediterranean 19 9
January 2019 Central Mediterranean 26 118
January 2019 Eastern Mediterranean 2 0
January 2019 Western Mediterranean 9 53
July 2014 Central Mediterranean 100 739
July 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 4 21
July 2015 Central Mediterranean 206 0
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 0
July 2017 Western Mediterranean 7 49
July 2018 Central Mediterranean 26 131
July 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 25 25
July 2018 Western Mediterranean 4 13
July 2019 Central Mediterranean 126 107
July 2019 Eastern Mediterranean 0 1
July 2019 Western Mediterranean 3 1
June 2014 Central Mediterranean 68 246
June 2014 Western Mediterranean 4 0
June 2015 Central Mediterranean 5 0
June 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 6 0
June 2015 Western Mediterranean 0 22
June 2016 Central Mediterranean 42 346
June 2016 Western Mediterranean 1 0
June 2017 Central Mediterranean 174 355
June 2017 Western Mediterranean 10 0
June 2018 Central Mediterranean 137 427
June 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 9 1
June 2018 Western Mediterranean 16 39
June 2019 Central Mediterranean 2 20
June 2019 Eastern Mediterranean 19 0
June 2019 Western Mediterranean 11 26
March 2014 Central Mediterranean 1 0
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 0
March 2017 Western Mediterranean 6 1
March 2018 Central Mediterranean 2 21
March 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 16 3
March 2018 Western Mediterranean 18 7
March 2019 Central Mediterranean 7 49
March 2019 Eastern Mediterranean 9 2
March 2019 Western Mediterranean 9 44
May 2014 Central Mediterranean 89 240
May 2015 Central Mediterranean 46 49
May 2015 Western Mediterranean 1 0
May 2016 Central Mediterranean 64 1066
May 2016 Western Mediterranean 3 45
May 2017 Central Mediterranean 123 498
May 2017 Western Mediterranean 0 2
May 2018 Central Mediterranean 3 8
May 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 16 0
May 2018 Western Mediterranean 6 15
May 2019 Central Mediterranean 3 61
May 2019 Eastern Mediterranean 10 8
May 2019 Western Mediterranean 6 19
November 2014 Central Mediterranean 0 18
November 2014 Eastern Mediterranean 0 4
November 2015 Central Mediterranean 8 0
November 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 79 19
November 2015 Western Mediterranean 1 0
November 2016 Central Mediterranean 61 642
November 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 11 3
November 2016 Western Mediterranean 1 0
November 2017 Central Mediterranean 74 119
November 2017 Eastern Mediterranean 8 7
November 2017 Western Mediterranean 24 30
November 2018 Central Mediterranean 6 18
November 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 7 4
November 2018 Western Mediterranean 66 48
October 2014 Central Mediterranean 13 105
October 2014 Western Mediterranean 2 6
October 2015 Central Mediterranean 163 0
October 2015 Eastern Mediterranean 172 48
October 2015 Western Mediterranean 16 34
October 2016 Central Mediterranean 261 170
October 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 2 0
October 2016 Western Mediterranean 1 3
October 2017 Central Mediterranean 96 71
October 2017 Western Mediterranean 6 3
October 2018 Central Mediterranean 1 6
October 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 12 26
October 2018 Western Mediterranean 37 107
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 0
September 2017 Western Mediterranean 3 9
September 2018 Central Mediterranean 2 128
September 2018 Eastern Mediterranean 9 3
September 2018 Western Mediterranean 26 73
Reported Date Region of Origin Number Dead Minimum Estimated Number of Missing
2016 Unknown 237 140
2019 Unknown 57 137
2017 Unknown 541 915
2014 Unknown 303 529
2015 Unknown 467 122
2018 Unknown 292 988
2019 ME/SA (P) 5 2
2015 Mixed 947 606
2016 Mixed 720 2576
2019 Mixed 143 336
2017 Mixed 47 712
2014 Mixed 17 738
2018 Mixed 149 276
2018 North Africa 87 80
2019 North Africa 15 5
2017 North Africa 68 14
2015 North Africa 16 1
2016 North Africa 24 31
2015 Horn of Africa 9 0
2016 Horn of Africa 5 25
2019 Horn of Africa 1 14
2017 Horn of Africa 2
2014 Horn of Africa 14 280
2018 Horn of Africa 4
2018 Horn of Africa (P) 9
2018 Sub-Saharan Africa 87 188
2017 Sub-Saharan Africa 261 562
2014 Sub-Saharan Africa 315 750
2015 Sub-Saharan Africa 122 918
2019 Sub-Saharan Africa 6 40
2016 Sub-Saharan Africa 205 783
2018 Sub-Saharan Africa (P) 2 2
2019 Sub-Saharan Africa (P) 18 49
2019 Middle East 3 6
2018 Middle East 44 11
2014 Middle East 75 257
2016 Middle East 45 22
2017 Middle East 14
2015 Middle East 248 124
2017 Middle East South Asia (P) 1
2018 Middle East South Asia (P) 35 28
2015 Middle East South Asia (P) 315 101
2016 Middle East South Asia (P) 232 52
2017 South Asia 2
2014 South Asia 1 4
2015 South Asia 51 7
2016 South Asia 16 30
2019 South Asia 18 4
2018 South Asia 13 4

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