Situation Update: Unaccompanied Children (UAC) in Greece (as of 15 May 2017) [EN/EL]

Infographic
from Government of Greece, UN Children's Fund
Published on 15 May 2017

Key Facts

  • 2,150 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis from referrals to EKKA (as of 15 May 2017)

  • 1,294 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 15 May, including 113 vacant places in the process to be filled)

  • 1,013 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 15 May) including:

  • 173 in Reception and Identification Centers

  • 61 in protective custody

Waiting list does not include referrals of unknown location carried out during pre-registration exercise. Waiting list includes also separated children.

  • 6,683 Total number of UAC referrals to EKKA from 1 Jan 2016 to 15 May 2017.

  • Out of the total:

  • 6,183 boys (93%)

  • 500 girls (8%)

  • 429 <14 years old (6%)