Eurostat News , Product code: EDN-20180619-1, published on 19-Jun-2018

is available here   Most applications from Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and Nigerians With 15 800 first time applicants between January and March 2018, Syrians remained the largest group of persons seeking international protection in the EU Member States. Syrians were ahead of Iraqis (9 200

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: 3-19042018-AP, published on 19-Apr-2018

67/2018 - 19 April 2018 Asylum decisions in the EU EU Member States granted protection to more than half a million asylum seekers in 2017 Almost one-third of the beneficiaries were Syrians The 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) granted protection status to 538 000

News releases , Product code: 3-20042016-AP, published on 20-Apr-2016

75/2016 - 20 April 2016 Asylum decisions in the EU EU Member States granted protection to more than 330 000 asylum seekers in 2015 Half of the beneficiaries were Syrians The 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) granted protection status to 333 350 asylum seekers in 2015

News releases , Product code: 3-19062014-BP, published on 19-Jun-2014

on the occasion of the World Refugee Day3 on 20 June 2014. Syrians accounted for a quarter of all persons granted protection status in the EU28 The three largest groups of beneficiaries of protection status in the EU28 in 2013 remained citizens of Syria (35 800 persons or 26% ...

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: 3-18062013-AP, published on 18-Jun-2013

refugee and subsidiary protection status (14%) and humanitarian status (5%). It should be noted that, while both refugee and subsidiary protection status are defined by EU law, humanitarian status is granted on the basis of national legislation. Syrians, Afghans and...

News releases , Product code: 3-20032015-BP, published on 20-Mar-2015

Over a year, the number of asylum applicants registered in the European Union (EU) has increased by 191 000 (+44%) to reach a peak of 626 000 in 2014. In particular, the number of Syrians rose by 72 000, from 50 000 in 2013 to almost 123 000 in 2014.

News releases , Product code: 3-12052015-AP, published on 12-May-2015

82/2015 - 12 May 2015 Asylum decisions in the EU EU Member States granted protection to more than 185 000 asylum seekers in 2014 Syrians remain the main beneficiaries This News Release has been revised on 21 May following errors in the data transmission by the Czech Rep...

Data in focus , Product code: KS-QA-09-030, published on 29-Jul-2009

is not calculated for those countries where the number of applicants was lower then 10 during the reference period. Data in focus —30/2009 5 Table 4: Five main citizenships of asylum applicants, 1st quarter 2009 (rounded figures) Iraq 95 Afghanistan 25 Iran 15 Somalia 10 Syrian Arab Republic 5

Data in focus , Product code: KS-QA-09-039, published on 23-Sep-2009

445 Afghanistan 15 Mongolia 35 Iraq 310 Armenia 15 Vietnam 25 Guinea 245 Algeria 10 Belarus 25 Other 2,655 Other 60 Other 140 Afghanistan 220 Iraq 1,500 Ukraine * Russia 65 Afghanistan 520 Mongolia * Syrian Arab Republic 60 Turkey 470 Iraq 55 Kosovo / UNSCR 1244 445 Iran 50 Vietnam 400 Other 275