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Statistics

Cyprus

Asylum Seekers and Refugees

 

The Number of Asylum Seekers and Protection Status Granted 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Asylum Seekers - - 952 4,407 9,872 7,746 4,545 6,789 3,922 3,199 2,882 1,766
Total Protection Status - - 0 10 86 163 188 227 227 1,369 426 69
Refugee Status - - 0 0 30 41 37 36 64 49 31 53
Other Protection - - 0 10 56 122 151 191 163 1,320 395 16

Source: Asylum Service,  Ministry of Interior.

Resettlement

Cyprus has not resettled and does not plan to.

Source: Asylum Service, Ministry of Interior.

Cyprus snapshot

Size: 9,250 km2

Population: 0.8 million

Year of EU Entry: 2004

In the Schengen Area: No

Protection Status Granted: 69 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: No

Resettled Refugees: 0

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