Countries in which African migrants were before arriving in Europe 2018

In a survey conducted among African migrants in Europe in 2018, Libya and Morocco were the most common departing countries to reach Europe. In particular, 57 percent of respondents declared they were in Libya before they arrived in Europe. Furthermore, 26 percent of interviewees declared that Morocco was the country they left to migrate to Europe.

Countries in which African migrants were before arriving in Europe in 2018

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,970 respondents

Special properties

African migrants to Europe*

Method of interview

Questionnaire and personal interview

Supplementary notes

*Migrants who used irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39 African countries
Respondents were hosted by the following countries: Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Greece, UK, Austria, and Norway.

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