Overview - Migration and Asylum

Migration & asylum – Overview


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What information can I find here?

This page serves as an entry point to the wide range of Eurostat statistics on migration & asylum. It is divided into the following five main topics, each of which provides access to datasets, detailed information and relevant publications:

  • International migration, citizenship
    Data on international immigration and emigration flows, acquisitions and loss of citizenship by various breakdowns, such as country of birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Asylum
    Data on the number of asylum applicants, decisions on applications, resettlement, and statistics on countries responsible for asylum applications (Dublin Regulation), by various breakdowns.
  • Managed migration
    Data on residence permits by various breakdowns & on the enforcement of immigration legislation (third-country nationals refused entry at EU external borders, found to be illegally present, etc.).
  • Children in migration
    Data on migrant children, including statistics on unaccompanied minors, as regards asylum, residence permits, and the enforcement of immigration legislation.
  • Migrant integration
    Data on the integration of migrants in their host country, looking at areas such as employment, education, social inclusion, health and active citizenship.


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Demography of Europe

Enjoy our new publication with short texts and interactive visualisations on many interesting aspects of demographic statistics, including migration and citizenship.


Explore our statistical articles

You are not a ‘data-type’ person, but want to know more about these statistics? Then our articles in ‘Statistics Explained’ are for you!

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Find out about asylum applications

Which EU countries receive the most asylum applications? Our tool shows you the top three citizenships of first-time asylum applicants in the EU Member States.

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Who acquired an EU citizenship and where?

Do you know which are the top recipients having been granted citizenship by your country? Which are the main EU citizenships acquired? Our data visualisation will show you.

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Read all about migrant integration

Our book provides you with an analysis of the situation of migrant integration in the EU as regards employment, education, social inclusion and active citizenship.

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