Europe — Migration Flows to Europe, Quarterly Overview (September 2017)

At the end of the third quarter of 2017, authorities in Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus registered 146,287 newly arrived migrants – less than half of the total arrivals recorded by the end of September 2016 (322,299). Overall decrease is mainly due to the significant drop in arrivals through the Eastern Mediterranean route, namely Bulgaria and Greece (96% and 86% respectively). Almost 2% of migrants of all migrants intercepted in the Mediterranean are found dead. This year, 2,661 of them lost their lives or are considered missing.


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