Eurostat News , Product code: EDN-20170620-1, published on 20-Jun-2017

During the first quarter of 2017, 165 000 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU), down by 20% compared with the fourth quarter of 2016 (when 207 000 first time applicants were registered).   Syrians, Afghans, Nigerians

News releases , Product code: 3-26042017-AP, published on 26-Apr-2017

70/2017 - 26 April 2017 Asylum decisions in the EU EU Member States granted protection to more than 700 000 asylum seekers in 2016 Over half of the beneficiaries were Syrians The 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) granted protection status to 710 400 asylum seekers

News releases , Product code: 3-11052017-AP, published on 11-May-2017

80/2017 - 11 May 2017 Asylum applicants considered to be unaccompanied minors 63 300 unaccompanied minors among asylum seekers registered in the EU in 2016 Over half are Afghans or Syrians In 2016, 63 300 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member

News releases , Product code: 3-16032017-BP, published on 16-Mar-2017

46/2017 - 16 March 2017 Asylum in the EU Member States 1.2 million first time asylum seekers registered in 2016 Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis continued to be the top citizenships In 2016, 1 204 300 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Me...