Flow monitoring of people on the move across the Americas in locations of high transit and presence of migrants in Costa Rica – October 2023




Costa Rica
Fecha de instantánea
Oct 01 2023
Oct 30 2023
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Event Tracking

Cantons: Liberia, Los Chiles, San Carlos, Heredia, Alajuela, Cartago, San José y Corredores.

Costa Rica, like the other countries in the Central American region, has been characterized as a migratory corridor for people who transit by land from the south to the north of America and whose destination is the countries in the north of the continent. This flow on the move through the Americas is mainly made up of people from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Cuba, Haiti, Ecuador, as well as people from other countries in South America, Africa and Asia.

According to estimations from IOM Costa Rica, during October 51,248 people entered the country, an average of 1,653 people per day and estimating a decrease of 31% compared to September 2023. In addition, 2,389 people stranded in the monitored shelters were identified and 4,883 people stranded in the public places visited.