Where asylum seekers come from and where they go


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Are you interested in finding out the citizenship of those seeking asylum in your country? Which EU countries receive the most asylum applications? To reply to your questions, try using our interactive visualisation, which has been updated with 2019 data.

By clicking here, you can see the top three citizenships of first-time asylum applicants in the EU Member States, the UK and EFTA countries.

It also works in reverse - you can select the applicants’ country of citizenship to see the three main EU countries in which they apply for asylum.


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