Deaths at the Borders of Southern Europe

The Deaths at the Borders Database is the first collection of official, state-produced evidence on people who died while attempting to reach southern EU countries from the Balkans, the Middle East, and North & West Africa, and whose bodies were found in or brought to Europe.
Each of the dots in the chart below corresponds to one dead migrant documented by local authorities in Italy, Malta, Spain, Gibraltar and Greece, from 1/1/1990 to 31/12/2013.

Who are the victims?

Explore the geographic, demographic ('Who are they?') and historical () details by interacting with the visualization or read more about the methodology and preliminary research results.

visualization: Dutch Data Design © 2015

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