The migration crisis in facts and figures

The migration crisis in facts and figures

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More than a million refugee migrants came to Europe in 2015, which caused a real migration crisis, as the EU countries cannot cope with the influx of refugees. A few facts about the migration crisis that has gripped the EU countries and continues to this day.

6 PHOTOS

1. Which countries are leaders in population migration?

The migration crisis in facts and figures

The first is Syria. The conflict in Syria is still the main catalyst for the migration of refugees to Europe. In second place in Afghanistan, followed by Iraq. Closes the list of countries - Ukraine. True, some Ukrainians migrated to Russia. Syrian refugees, on the contrary, are in no hurry to go to Russia. Recall that in our country there is an administrative expulsion from the Russian Federation. Therefore, there are no migrants from Syria in Russia.

 
 

2. Where are the migrants going?

The migration crisis in facts and figures

The majority of migrants seeking asylum in Europe chose Germany among all countries. The number of asylum applications in Germany is over 476,000. But in fact, there are many more migrants in Germany. Many are not fixed at all. In second place in terms of the number of illegal migrants in Hungary.
 

3. How do migrants get to Europe?

The migration crisis in facts and figures

The International Organization for Migration says more than a million migrants arrived by sea in 2015. Approximately 34,900 migrants arrived in Europe by land.
 

4. How dangerous is migration?

The migration crisis in facts and figures

More than 3,770 migrants died trying to cross the Mediterranean in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration.
 

5. Which European countries suffer the most from migrants?

The migration crisis in facts and figures

Despite the fact that the majority of migrants are concentrated in Germany, based on population density, Hungary suffers the most from migrants. The Hungarians even closed the border with Croatia to stop the flow of migrants. 1800 refugees per 100,000 people of the local population are recorded in Hungary. Sweden - 1667 per 100,000 people. Germany - 587 per 100,000 people.
 

6. European reaction.

The migration crisis in facts and figures

Due to the endless flow of migrants, tensions in the European Union have reached their peak. Especially in Greece, Italy, and Hungary. More and more citizens today express their dissatisfaction with the current situation.

Keywords: Migration | Migration crisis | Facts | Europe | Countries | People | Refugees

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