Arrivals by sea to Europe January - June 2017 || UNHCR

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Friday, August 25, 2017
Arrivals by sea to Europe January - June 2017 || UNHCR

In 2017, between January and June, 99,865 refugees and migrants crossed the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa and Turkey. Most crossed the central Mediterranean from Libya to Italy. The top five countries of origin during this period were Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Guinea (Conakry) and The Gambia.