The three largest nationalities of migrants are Eritreans, Pakistanis and Tunisians.
EU border agency Frontex said Tuesday that migrant arrivals in Italy were up last month. “The number of migrants arriving in Italy via the Central Mediterranean route in January rose to more than 4 800, double the figure from the previous month, when the smuggling activities were affected by fighting near the departure areas and poor weather,” Frontrex said.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
Italy (IT) is estimated to have a population of 60.7 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.1% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 0.3 million.