Tag Archives: Mediterranean

How many refugees does each EU country take?

Here you can access a series of clear graphs on the proportion of refugees taken by each country in the EU. Sweden and Germany take the highest number per population. This is partly because Sweden and Germany are more likely … Continue reading

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The perilous journey of asylum seekers to the EU

The BBC reports that this year, 63,000 migrants have reached Greece and 62,000 Italy. 1,865 died in the crossing, mostly trying to get to Italy. Last year, 3,279¬†people died. “The largest migrant group by nationality in 2015 is Syrians – … Continue reading

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Where are Syrian refugees? Hans Rosling’s video

Here is Professor Hans Rosling showing to which countries Syrian refugees have fled. DATA SOURCES http://data.unhcr.org/syrianrefugees/regional.php http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/european-agenda-migration/

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The economic benefits of legal migration in the EU

Here is the European Commission’s agenda on migration.

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