Greece - IOM estimates 45,255 migrants and refugees have reached the Greek islands from Turkey since the beginning of December. Almost 80 per cent of those have crossed into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) during the same period.
There have been no landings in Italy, from Libya / Egypt, since 19 November, reports Flavio Di Giacomo of IOM’s Rome office.
Arrivals by sea and deaths in the Mediterranean: 1 January – 14 December 2015
|Country of Arrival||Arrivals||Deaths|
|Italy||148,419 (IOM est.)||2,889 (Central Med route)|
|Greece||781,137||632 (Eastern Med route)|
|Spain||3,845||98 (Western Med and Western African routes)|
|Estimated Total||933,776||3,619 *|
Arrivals BY SEA TO Italy
1 January – 14 December 2015
*Data as of 30 October is based on the information circulated by the Italian MoI; arrivals from 1 November onwards are IOM estimates.
2014 Totals: 170,100 arrived in Italy
Arrivals by sea to Italy
January to October 2014/2015
(source: Italian MoI)