Ethiopia — Flow Monitoring Dashboard 50 (November 2023)




DTM Ethiopia,
Period Covered
Nov 01 2023
Nov 30 2023
  • Flow Monitoring

In November 2023, a total of 35,902 movements were observed across the six flow monitoring points (FMPs) in Ethiopia. This represents an 8% decrease in daily average movements in comparison with October 2023 when an average of 1,302 movements per day were observed.

Outgoing movements (74%) during November decreased while incoming movements (26%) increased compared to the previous month, mainly due to increased incoming flows of returning migrants to Ethiopia through different entry points. A total of 26,583 outgoing movements were observed, of which 11,272 (42.4%) were heading to Saudi Arabia, 5,706 (21.5%) were going to Kenya, 2,715 (10.2%) to Somalia, 2,651 (10%) to Djibouti, 1,225 (4.6%) to Sudan, 1,059 (4%) to Yemen, and 1,032 (3.9%) to South Africa, while remaining movements were to other Southern African, Middle Eastern, and North American countries.

At the same time, 9,319 incoming movements were observed, of which 3,906 (41.9%) originated from Sudan, while 2,158 (23.2%) came from Kenya, 1,666 (17.9%) from Somalia, 1,484 (15.9%) from Djibouti, and the remaining from Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Canada, and Germany. Most incoming movements were by Ethiopians (74.6%), followed by Sudanese nationals (23.8%). Returning Ethiopians departed from Kenya (31.0%), Somalia (24.0%), Sudan (22.5%), Djibouti (21.1%), and Yemen (1.4%) and the remaining travelled from United Arab Emirates, Canada, and Germany.