Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286
hadley.ward@statista.com

Number of migrant interceptions in the Mediterranean Sea 2021, by authority

Number of migrant interceptions in the Mediterranean Sea in 1st half 2021, by authority

Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

July 2021

Region

Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Turkey

Survey time period

H1 2021

Supplementary notes

The source specifies that: "North African authorities do not disaggregate their publicly available data by interceptions and rescues and this puts limitations on the analysis of the data. A rescue at sea is defined as “an operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs, and deliver them to a place of safety” (IOM, 2019). An interception is understood as “any measure applied by a State, either at its land or sea borders, or on the high seas, territorial waters or borders of another State, to: (i) prevent embarkation of persons on an international journey; (ii) prevent further onward international travel by persons who have commenced their journey; or (iii) assert control of vessels where there are reasonable grounds to believe the vessel is transporting persons contrary to international or national maritime law. In relation to the above, the person or persons do not have the required documentation or valid permission to enter.” IOM, 2019."
It also notes that: "The term 'interception' is used to refer to maritime operations of North African authorities, however some of the figures for Tunisian and Algerian interceptions may include rescues."

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Migration routes to Italy"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.