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 Spain is available below.

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Spain country profile

Spain snapshot

Size: 504,782 km2

Population: 45.8 million

Year of EU Entry: 1986

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 988 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme to be implemented in 2013-2014

Resettlement Quota: 30 refugees/year

Resettled Refugees: 80 (2012)

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