Number of deaths of migrants in Africa 2014-2021

Number of recorded deaths of migrants in Africa from 2014 to 2021

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Release date

April 2021



Survey time period

2014 to 2021*

Supplementary notes

* As of April 26, 2021.
Data are estimates.
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 of people 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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