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

646 thousand
First time asylum applicants in EU, 2018

24 815 persons
resettled to EU, 2018

478 thousand
ordered to leave, 158 thousand returned from EU, 2018

Data: Eurostat