IOM Quarterly Migration Report - West and Central Africa: July - September 2019

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 07 Nov 2019 View Original


For the third quarter of 2019, the average daily number of individuals observed at FMPs (7,104) decreased by 1 per cent compared to the previous quarter (down from 7,199).

The countries of survey which witnessed the largest flows were Niger (28% of flows), Nigeria (25%), Guinea (20%) and Burkina Faso (19%).

During this period, Nigerien (40%), Nigerian (14%), Burkinabe (12%), Guinean (11%) and Chadian (8%) nationals were the largest nationality groups observed transiting through FMPs.

Short-term local movements (39%), long-term economic migration (41%) and seasonal migration (15%) were the main reasons of movements observed at overall FMPs in the region during the third quarter of 2019.

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