Greece Sea Arrivals Dashboard (September 2019)

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 09 Oct 2019 View Original


So far in 2019, a total of 36,141 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece by sea. The majority are from Afghanistan (38%), Syria (25%) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (8%). More than half of the population are women (24%) and children (36%), while 40% are men.

Arrivals in September 2019, at 10,551 increased in comparison to August when 7,712 people had arrived on the islands. Arrivals during 2019 are 54% higher than those in 2018.

Lesvos received the majority (45%) of all new arrivals, during the first nine months of 2019, followed by the Dodecanese islands (25%), Samos (18%) and Chios (12%).