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Nigeria: Population Flow Monitoring Dashboard #18 (August 2018)

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In Nigeria, Flow Monitoring Points were established since March 2017 in several important transit locations in Sokoto and Kano; daily movements of passenger buses to and from Niger is observed at these points daily. This dashboard is an overview of the data collected in these Flow Monitoring Points in August 2018.

Results show that the daily average number of individuals observed in August at the FMPs in Nigeria decreased by 1 per cent as compared to July. In August, Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon were the main countries of destination and departure of individuals passing through the different FMPs.

In addition, the main types of flows identified were: Short-term local movement (35% of all flows); economic migration of more than six months (31% of all flows); and seasonal migration (19% of all flows).

Four main modes of transport were identified: travel by car (60% of all flows), bus (27% of all flows), motorbike (6% of all flows), and bicycle (4% of all flows). Nigerians, Nigeriens, Chadians, Malians and Cameroonians nationals were the main nationalities observed this month.

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