Most of the migrants are men (96%). 5% of migrants recorded at Gao and Benena FMPs are minors. 16,083 migrants were counted in Gao and Benena, representing an average of 105 migrants per day. 35% of migrants surveyed indicate their intention to travel to Europe, mainly to Spain and Italy. Algeria, Burkina Faso and Niger are major transit points after Mali. Guineans,Gambians and Senegalese rank first among non Malian migrants transiting through Gao and Segou. The majority of migrants arrived in transit buses. However, migrants mainly departing from Gao by truck until they cross the Benena border, after which they continue by bus.