- 9,483 surveys conducted in Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from February to September 2017
Focus of the report
This report contains an analysis of the responses provided by migrants and refugees travelling along the Central and the Eastern Mediterranean Route and interviewed under IOM’s displacement tracking matrix activities between February and September 2017. The total sample is composed of 9,483 interviews collected in Italy (Central Mediterranean route) and Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Eastern Mediterranean route).
The report analyses comparatively the profile and responses of migrants and refugees interviewed on both routes. Section 1 provides an overview of the content of the survey, with a focus on the set of questions on individual and witnessed experiences of human trafficking and other exploitative practices. Section 2 presents the analysis on interviewees` responses to the human trafficking and other exploitative practices’ indicators on the two routes. Section 3 presents some baseline information on the two sub-samples to contextualize the reported experiences of human trafficking and other exploitative practices. The last section (Section 4) contains more detailed informa on on the applied methodology and the data collection process.