1,111 Deaths of Migrant recorded in the MEDITERRANEAN in 2018

Reported Date
April 2014 50
April 2015 1,208
April 2016 611
April 2017 279
April 2018 20
August 2014 616
August 2015 652
August 2016 40
August 2017 143
December 2014 58
December 2015 8
December 2016 374
December 2017 9
February 2014 9
February 2015 336
February 2016 7
February 2017 217
February 2018 121
January 2015 67
January 2016 90
January 2017 225
January 2018 215
July 2014 839
July 2015 206
July 2016 208
July 2017 68
July 2018 157
June 2014 314
June 2015 5
June 2016 388
June 2017 529
June 2018 564
March 2014 1
March 2015 53
March 2016 258
March 2017 300
March 2018 23
May 2014 329
May 2015 95
May 2016 1,130
May 2017 621
May 2018 11
November 2014 18
November 2015 8
November 2016 703
November 2017 193
October 2014 118
October 2015 163
October 2016 431
October 2017 167
September 2014 813
September 2015 76
September 2016 341
September 2017 102
Month Number of Arrivals
January 2015 3,528
February 2015 4,354
March 2015 2,283
April 2015 16,056
May 2015 21,231
June 2015 22,877
July 2015 23,210
August 2015 22,610
September 2015 15,922
October 2015 8,916
November 2015 3,219
December 2015 9,636
January 2016 5,273
February 2016 3,828
March 2016 9,676
April 2016 9,149
May 2016 19,925
June 2016 22,371
July 2016 23,552
August 2016 21,294
September 2016 16,975
October 2016 27,384
November 2016 13,962
December 2016 8,047
January 2017 4,468
February 2017 8,971
March 2017 10,853
April 2017 12,943
May 2017 22,993
June 2017 23,524
July 2017 11,461
August 2017 3,914
September 2017 6,282
October 2017 5,988
November 2017 5,645
December 2017 2,327
January 2018 4,182
February 2018 1,065
March 2018 1,049
April 2018 3,171
May 2018 3,973
June 2018 3,371
July 2018 1,978
August 2018 685
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 20
February 2018 121
January 2018 215
July 2018 157
June 2018 564
March 2018 23
May 2018 11

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 2018 20
February 2018 121
January 2018 215
July 2018 157
June 2018 564
March 2018 23
May 2018 11
Reported Date Migration Route Number Dead Minimum Estimated Number of Missing
2014 Central Mediterranean 672 2493
2015 Central Mediterranean 1562 1315
2016 Central Mediterranean 1128 3453
2017 Central Mediterranean 795 2058
2018 Central Mediterranean 240 871
Reported Date Migrant Route Number Dead Minimum Estimated Number of Missing
April 2014 Central Mediterranean 9 41
April 2015 Central Mediterranean 764 444
April 2016 Central Mediterranean 17 594
April 2017 Central Mediterranean 63 216
April 2018 Central Mediterranean 20
August 2014 Central Mediterranean 257 359
August 2015 Central Mediterranean 296 356
August 2016 Central Mediterranean 38 2
August 2017 Central Mediterranean 23 120
December 2014 Central Mediterranean 26 32
December 2015 Central Mediterranean 8
December 2016 Central Mediterranean 107 267
December 2017 Central Mediterranean 4 5
February 2014 Central Mediterranean 9 0
February 2015 Central Mediterranean 29 307
February 2016 Central Mediterranean 7
February 2017 Central Mediterranean 96 121
February 2018 Central Mediterranean 35 86
January 2015 Central Mediterranean 11 56
January 2016 Central Mediterranean 10 80
January 2017 Central Mediterranean 50 175
January 2018 Central Mediterranean 17 198
July 2014 Central Mediterranean 100 739
July 2015 Central Mediterranean 206
July 2016 Central Mediterranean 184 24
July 2017 Central Mediterranean 30 38
July 2018 Central Mediterranean 26 131
June 2014 Central Mediterranean 68 246
June 2015 Central Mediterranean 5
June 2016 Central Mediterranean 42 346
June 2017 Central Mediterranean 174 355
June 2018 Central Mediterranean 137 427
March 2014 Central Mediterranean 1
March 2015 Central Mediterranean 13 40
March 2016 Central Mediterranean 80 178
March 2017 Central Mediterranean 50 250
March 2018 Central Mediterranean 2 21
May 2014 Central Mediterranean 89 240
May 2015 Central Mediterranean 46 49
May 2016 Central Mediterranean 64 1066
May 2017 Central Mediterranean 123 498
May 2018 Central Mediterranean 3 8
November 2014 Central Mediterranean 18
November 2015 Central Mediterranean 8
November 2016 Central Mediterranean 61 642
November 2017 Central Mediterranean 74 119
October 2014 Central Mediterranean 13 105
October 2015 Central Mediterranean 163
October 2016 Central Mediterranean 261 170
October 2017 Central Mediterranean 96 71
September 2014 Central Mediterranean 100 713
September 2015 Central Mediterranean 13 63
September 2016 Central Mediterranean 257 84
September 2017 Central Mediterranean 12 90
Reported Date Region of Origin Number Dead Minimum Estimated Number of Missing
2018 2
2014 Unknown 259 508
2016 Unknown 232 83
2018 Unknown 92 652
2017 Unknown 517 858
2015 Unknown 445 89
2017 Mixed 31 705
2014 Mixed 17 738
2015 Mixed 947 334
2016 Mixed 563 2576
2018 Mixed 98 116
2016 North Africa 137 4
2015 North Africa 13
2017 North Africa 54 8
2014 Horn of Africa 14 280
2018 Horn of Africa 1
2017 Horn of Africa 1
2015 Horn of Africa 6 0
2016 Horn of Africa 5 25
2018 Horn of Africa (P) 9
2014 Sub-Saharan Africa 313 721
2015 Sub-Saharan Africa 99 892
2016 Sub-Saharan Africa 306 763
2018 Sub-Saharan Africa 38 103
2017 Sub-Saharan Africa 190 487
2015 Middle East 37
2014 Middle East 68 246
2016 Middle East 5 2
2017 Middle East 1
2018 South Asia 6
2017 South Asia 1
2014 South Asia 1 0
2015 South Asia 15

Regions in focus

Publications

 

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