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The number of asylum applicants in the EU jumped to more than 625 000 in 2014

The number of asylum applicants in the EU jumped to more than 625 000 in 2014

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.

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Release date: 20/03/2015
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Product Code: 3-20032015-BP
Theme: Population and social conditions
Collection: News releases