Asylum applicants 2016 Asylum applicants 2016

       

Asylum applicants in the EU

Below you will find information & data visualisation from Eurostat on first time asylum applicants in 2016
in the EU28 and the Member States.

Infographic Infographic

The infographic below shows first time asylum applications from third country nationals registered in the EU28 and in each Member State in 2016.

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.

 

Source: Eurostat, Asylum and first time asylum applicants by citizenship, age and sex -annual aggregated data (rounded).

Data are rounded to the nearest 5. Date of extraction: March 2017.
Kosovo under UN Security Council Resolution 1244.
Stateless person: someone who is not recognized as a citizen of any state.

Further information & statistics Further information & statistics

Information on first time asylum applicants in 2016 can be found in the Eurostat news release.

 

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