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Small boat activity in the English Channel

Data on the number of migrants arriving in the UK in small boats and those who were prevented by French authorities from crossing the English Channel.

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Migrants detected crossing the English Channel in small boats – time series

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Data on small boat arrivals for the last 7 days is updated every day.

The time series for small boat arrivals is updated weekly on Friday. The time series goes back to 2018.

The figures for French prevention are updated weekly every Friday. French prevention activity includes individuals who are prevented from departing France, those who return to France and finds of maritime equipment.

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.

If you have any questions about the data, please contact migrationstatsenquiries@homeoffice.gov.uk.

Home Office press statement on small boat crossings

For press enquiries, please contact the newsdesk on 0300 123 3535.

Updates to this page

Published 1 February 2023
Last updated 16 July 2024 + show all updates
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