Mali: Flow Monitoring Points - Results Snapshot No. 19 (30 June 2016 - 31 August 2017)

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 31 Aug 2017

Key Findings

  • Most of the migrants are men (95%).

  • 7% of migrants recorded at flow monitoring points are minors.

  • 46,450 migrants were counted at flow monitoring points, representing an average of 127 migrants per day.

  • The majority of the migrants surveyed indicate their intention to travel to Algeria and Libya while 41% say they want to go to Europe, mainly Spain and Italy.

  • Algeria, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger are major transit points after Mali.

  • Guineans, Gambians, Senegalese, and Ivorians rank first among non-Malian migrants transiting Mali to West African countries, North Africa and Europe.

  • The vast majority of identified migrants arrived in Mali in transit buses. However, migrants departing from Gao are mainly using trucks while those identified at other flow monitoring points are mostly using buses.

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