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Below you will find information & data visualisation from Eurostat on first time asylum applicants in 2014
in the EU28 and the Member States.

This information is published on the occasion of the United Nations (UN) World Refugee Day,
which is held every year on 20th of June. 

Further information on the World Refugee Day can be found on the website of the UN.

 

infographic: Asylum applications 2014 infographic: Asylum applications 2014

The infographic below shows first time asylum applications from third country nationals registered in the EU28 and in each Member State in 2014.

3 main citizenships of first time asylum applicants 

Please click on one of the blue boxes of a Member State on the left hand side in order to display the three main citizenships of first time asylum applicants on the left hand side. The figures in the bar show the total number of asylum seekers with this citizenship as well as their share in the total number of first time applicants in the Member State.

The orange box on top below the title provides information on the total number of first time applicants in the Member State, its share in the EU28 as well as the number of asylum applicants per million population.

3 main Member States of first time asylum applicants 

Please click on one of the grey boxes of a non-EU country on the right hand side in order to display the three main EU Member States in which persons holding this citizenship applied for asylum. The figures in the bar show the total number of asylum seekers with this citizenship in the EU Member State as well as their share in the total number of first time applicants in the Member State.

 

Data are rounded to the nearest 5. Data as of June 2015. Source: Eurostat, Asylum and first time asylum applicants by citizenship, age and sex Annual aggregated data (rounded) (migr_asyappctza)
Kosovo under UN Security Council Resolution 1244. 

Further information & statistics Further information & statistics

Information on first time asylum applicants in the 1st quarter of 2015 can be found in the Eurostat news release.

 

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