Migration and Home Affairs

European Migration Network (EMN)

The European Migration Network (EMN) provides up-to-date, objective, reliable and comparable information on migration and asylum with a view to supporting policymaking in the European Union. The EMN also aims to inform the general public on migration and asylum.

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Statistics and facts


612 700
persons

First time asylum applicants in EU, 2019


21 200
persons

resettled to EU, 2019


491 200
persons

ordered to leave, 142 300 persons returned from EU, 2019

Data: Eurostat