The Flow Towards Europe: About the Map
Europe is experiencing the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. Based on data from the United Nations, we clarify the scale of the crisis.
The map below shows the flow of asylum seekers to European countries over time.
Each moving point on the map represents 25 people. That corresponds to approximately one busload with every other seat taken.
Hover over countries to show details. Click on a country to lock the selection. The counts shown on hover represent the number of people who have left or arrived in a country since 2012.
The line chart displays the total rate of asylum seekers over time. Hover over the chart to move the map in time.
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