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

Statistics

Czech Republic

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 8,793 18,094 8,484 11,400 5,459 4,021 3,016 1,878 1,656 1,258 833 756
Total Protection Status 133 83 103 208 142 251 268 191 295 476 229 369
Refugee Status 133 83 103 208 142 251 268 191 157 75 125 108
Other Protection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 401 104 261

Source: Ministry of Interior

Resettlement

 

The Number of Resettled Refugees 2000-2012
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Resettled Refugees 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 10 28 16 39 0 25

Source: Ministry of Interior

 

The Quota for Resettlement Since the Beginning of the Resettlement Programme
  2000-2007 2008-2010 2011
Resettlement Quota 0 30 40*

Source: Commission Communication to the EP and the Council on the establishment of a joint EU resettlement programme, COM(2009) 447

*The source is UNHCR

 

The Regional Allocation of Quotas and Subquotas

There is no special subquota or regional allocation of resettlement in Czech Republic.

 

 

The Country of Origin of Resettled Refugees 2000-2012
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Burma                    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 16 39 0 25
Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Uzbekistan 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 Source: Ministry of Interior

 

The Country of First Asylum of Resettled Refugees 2000-2012
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Malaysia                0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 16 16 0 25
Romania 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0

 Source: Ministry of Interior

 

Religion of Resettled Refugees, 2000 - 2012
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Christian              0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 16 39 0 -

 Source: Ministry of Interior

Czech Republic snapshot

Size: 78,866 km2

Population: 10.5 million

Year of EU Entry: 2004

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 369 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme (2008)

Resettlement Quota: 40 refugees/year

Resettled Refugees: 39 (2010) 

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