Niger — Flow Monitoring Report (December 2019)

Contact
DTM Niger, DTMNiger@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Niger
Period Covered
Dec 01 2019 -
Dec 31 2019
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

DTM Niger monitors migration flows at seven key transit points around the country: Arlit, Séguédine/Madama, Magaria, Dan Barto, Dan Issa and Tahoua. In December 2019, 1,680 individuals were on average observed crossing FMPs daily. This represents a 2 per cent decrease when compared to the previous month. The majority of travelers (69%) were men, while 20 per cent were women and 11 per cent were children. Niger and Nigeria were both the main countries of provenance (81% and 11%) and of destination (72% and 9%) of travellers. Nationals from Niger and Nigeria accounted for 92 per cent of all the migrants recorded at the FMPs. Economic migration, including but not limited to long-term migration of more than six months (39% of flows), seasonal migration (35%) and short-term movements (26%) were the primary types of movements observed.

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