Europe — Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe - Overview of Trends (January — June 2019)

Some 8,200 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain between January and June 2019 (35% girls and 65% boys). This is 21% less compared to the first half of 2018 (10,400). Some 2,800 children who arrived in Europe between January and June 2019 were unaccompanied and separated. Out of the total number of children who sought international protection in Europe between January and June 2019, over 70% were registered in just four countries: Germany (39%), France (12%), Spain (11%) and Greece (10%). Over 10,400 children (24% boys and 27% girls) were being considered for resettlement in Europe.

Contact

DTM Mediterranean, DTMMediterranean@iom.int

Methdology

Flow Monitoring