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09 Oct 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 86,436 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 7 October, with 39,445 to Spain, the leading destination this year. In fact, since late September’s arrivals were reported, Spain in 2018 has now received via the Mediterranean more irregular migrants than it did throughout all the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 combined.

The region’s total arrivals through the recent weekend compare with 140,272 arrivals across the region through the same period last year, and 318,207 at this point in 2016.

16 Mar 2018 description

The updated AIDA Country Report on Spain tracks recent developments in the asylum procedure, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and content of international protection throughout 2017. Spain registered 31,738 asylum seekers, almost doubling the number of applicants in 2016.

11 May 2017 description
report The Guardian

Marta Bausells

Reinforced fences in this Spanish city in Morocco are designed to shut a notorious gateway to Europe – but have left a fractured and anxious city

After finishing the couscous and arroz con leche cooked by a semi-clandestine group of local volunteers, the unaccompanied boys disappear into the night as quickly as they appeared.

Read more on The Guardian

24 Feb 2017 description

Key Figures

14,094 arrivals to Spain

  • 5,932 land arrivals

  • 8,162 sea arrivals

30 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

12,494 arrivals to Spain

  • 5,084 land arrivals

  • 7,410 sea arrivals

04 Nov 2016 description
report Cruz Roja Española

Cruz Roja atiende a más de 18,000 personas solicitantes de asilo en España durante los últimos dos años

  • Las nacionalidades más comunes de los solicitantes de asilo son sirias, ucranianas y palestinas.

  • Un 28% de las personas atendidas son menores de edad.

Cruz Roja Española está intensificando su intervención con personas refugiadas dentro y fuera de nuestro país.

31 Oct 2016 description

Key Figures

11,109 arrivals to Spain
4,553 land arrivals
6,556 sea arrivals

30 Sep 2016 description

Key Figures

9148 arrivals to Spain
3702 land arrivals
5446 sea arrivals

Arrivals to Spain | 2013- Sept 2016