Report on Border-Crossing Attempts and Push-Backs

102 migrants/refugees interviewed between February 6 and April 9, 2018 reported that they tried to exit Serbia in irregular manner during their stay in the country, which varied between 2 weeks and 2 years, with 4-6 months being the average length of stay in Serbia.

Majority of interviewed migrants attempted to reach Croatia – 62 (61%) of them made 516 attempts (which constitutes 57% of total 899 attempts) towards Serbian-Croatian border – while 42 (41%) tried to enter Hungary in 276 (31%) attempts, 37 (36%) migrants made 94 (10%) attempts to Romania, and 11 (10%) to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 13 (1%) attempts.

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