Deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea 2014-2022

Number of recorded deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea from 2014 to 2022

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Release date

February 2023


Europe, MENA

Survey time period

2014 to 2022

Supplementary notes

*Provisional data.
The Missing Migrants Project counts migrants who have died in the attempt to migrate to a country different from their country of residence. The count does not include the deaths occurred in immigration detention centers as well as deaths occurred after the deportation to the homeland. In addition, the project does not count the deaths of migrants occurred as a result of labor exploitation.

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