Transparency data: Migrants detected crossing the English Channel in small boats

Home Office

December 9
10:09 2023

Migrants detected crossing the English Channel in small boats time series

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Data for the last 7 days is updated every weekday. The time series is updated every Wednesday.

The data published here is provisional and subject to change, including reduction. Finalised data on small boat crossings since 2018 is published in the quarterly Irregular migration to the UK release.

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Published 1 February 2023
Last updated 9 December 2023 +show all updates
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