Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States


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The country profile for Belgium is available below.

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Belgium country profile

Belgium snapshot

Size: 30,528 km2

Population: 10.7 million

Year of EU Entry: 1952

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 3,568 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme to be implemented in 2013

Resettlement Quota: 100 refugees in 2013

Resettled Refugees: 25 (2011)

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