Over 700,000 migrants reached Europe’s shores in 2015Madeinkoreablog
The total number of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea into Greece and Italy has surpassed over 700,000 and the number of deaths reached 3,257, as of Monday, according to the International Organization for Migration.
Sea arrivals into Greece have now passed 560,683, while Italy recorded 139,594, followed by Spain at 3,845, Malta had 105, and more, totaling up to 704,227.
The nationality of refugees arriving in Greece includes Syria (277,899) – the highest number – Afghanistan (76,620), Iraq (21,552), Pakistan (14,323) and Albania (12,637).
Refugees arriving in Italy are largely from Eritrea (35,938), Nigeria (17,886), Somalia (10,050), Sudan (8,370) and Syria (7,072).