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The country profile for Austria is available below.

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Austria country profile

Austria snapshot

Size: 83,870 km2

Population: 8.3 million

Year of EU Entry: 1995

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 3,572 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Ad hoc

Resettled Refugees: 30 (2011)

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from