Number Of Refugees Who Died In Mediterranean Sea In The Last Years

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Thousands of people who left their countries and homes because of war, hunger and diseases and want to reach Europe through Mediterranean can achieve this dreams in a very risky and dangerous way. Since 2014, 15.839 people who wanted to emigrate to Europe through  Mediterranean lost their lives. A lot of boat which are carrying passengers over their capacities are being caught by coast guards every day. Only very few of those refugees can reach to Europe. The numbers below show only the ones who detected.

Number of Refugees Who Drawned Only In Mediterranean:

  • 2014: 3.166 people
  • 2015: 3.794 people
  • 2016: 4.329 people
  • 2017: 3.003 people
  • 2018: 2.117 people
  • 2019: 1.336 people
  • 2020: 825 people *As of 12th November 2020 

Source: IOM