A large majority of migrants are men (88%).
7% of observed migrants at Flow Monitoring Points are minors.
147,528 migrants (46,165 incoming and 101,363 outgoing) were observed at Flow Monitoring Points, representing an average of 194 migrants per day.
The majority of outgoing migrants (51%) indicated their intention to travel to Algeria,
Mauritania or Libya, while 34 per cent intended to travel to Europe, particularly to Italy and Spain.
Algeria, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger are major transit points after Mali.
Nationals from Guinea, Gambia, Senegal, and Côte d'Ivoire rank first among non-Malian migrants transiting through Mali (42% of flows).
The vast majority of identified migrants arrived in Mali in transit buses. However, migrants departing from Gao mainly traveled in trucks, while those identified at other flow monitoring points primarily traveled by bus.
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