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Statistics

Estonia

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 3 12 12 15 15 11 7 14 14 40 33 67
Total Protection Status 8 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 4 4 17 11
Refugee Status 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 11 8
Other Protection 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 6 3

Source:  Eesti Pagulasabi

Resettlement

Estonia has not resettled and does not plan to.

Source: Ministry of Interior

Estonia snapshot

Size: 45,000 km2

Population: 1.3 million

Year of EU Entry: 2004

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 11 (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.