Somalis Were Largest Group of Irregular Migrant Arrivals in Malta

According to an article appearing in DI-VE, over 35% of the 9,554 migrants who arrived in Malta over the past 5 years were Somali.  “The second largest group [was] from Eritrea (1,259), followed by Egypt (755), Nigeria (652) and Sudan (596).”

Total Irregular Migrant Arrivals in Malta:

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Total
1,822 1,780 1,702 2,775 1,475 9,554

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