Description

The number of illegal border crossings at EU’s external borders in the first ten months of 2021 rose nearly 70% to 160 000* and 45% when compared with 2019, according to preliminary calculations. In October, there were close to 22 800 illegal border crossings on Europe’s main migratory routes, 30% more than in 2020 when pandemic-related border restrictions were in place. It is also 18% more compared with October 2019 and the pre-COVID situation.

Title
Migratory situation in October: Persisting pressure on Eastern Border
Category and subcategories
Language
EN
Publication date
22.11.2021
Document format
PDF