How many migrants cross the Channel?
In November more than 1,000 people arrived in a single day, for the first time.
More than 25,000 people have crossed the Channel so far this year - but that figure doesn't tell the whole story.
Nearly 45,000 people sought asylum in the UK in the most recent year for which we have data. So, the number who cross the Channel in boats are only part of the total.
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