Monthly summary (archive)


Published by: RMMS West Africa

Region: West Africa

Monthly Summary

West Africa, September 2016

Between 1 January and 2 October 2016, 131,915 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, compared with 132,071 people at the end of September 2015. The top countries of origin among arrivals remain Nigeria, Eritrea, Gambia, and Sudan.

Between 1 January and 15 September 18,564 unaccompanied and separated children arrived to Italy by sea, compared with 12,360 in 2015. Children arriving in Italy unaccompanied accounted for 90% of arrivals between January and September.


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