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Statistics

Germany

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 105,502 107,193 130,128 93,885 61,961 48,102 30,759 28,572 20,817 28,816 48,187 43,362
Total Protection Status 13,043 26,102 8,107 4,703 3,031 3,121 1,951 7,870 7,853 9,726 10,395 9,675
Refugee Status 8,318 17,003 4,130 1,602 1,107 2,053 1,097 6,893 7,058 7,663 7,061 6,446
Other Protection 4,725 9,099 3,977 3,101 1,924 1,068 854 977 795 4,564 3,436 3,382

Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

Resettlement

 

The Number of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Resettled Refugees 0 0 0 0 0 14 20 0 0 2,512 152 153 200

Note: The following number of refugees are accepted under relocation programme, however, still considered to be resettled: 20 refugees in 2006, 11 refugees in 2009, 102 refugees in 2010, 153 refugees in 2011.

Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

 

 

The Quota for Resettlement Since the Beginning of the Resettlement Programme
  2012-2014
Resettled Refugees 300

Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

 

Country of Origin of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Eritrea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 71 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Iraq 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,501 0 0 0
Iran  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0
Sierra Leone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 72 0
Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 2 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 14 20 0 0 11 0 1 200

 Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

 

 

Country of Asylum of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 438 0 0 0
Malta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 102 153 0
Syria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,063 0 0 0
Tunusia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 200
Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uzbekistan 0 0 0 0 0 14 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0

 Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

 

 

 

Age of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
0-15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 879 0 43 0
16-21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 339 0 7 0
21-40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 608 0 100 0
Over 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 675 0 2 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 14 20 0 0 11 152 1 200

Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

 

 

 

Gender of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Male 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,117 0 68 0
Female 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,384 0 83 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 14 20 0 0 11 152 2 200

Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

 

 

Religion of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Christian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,207 0 62 0
Mandean 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 491 0 86 0
Muslim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 798 0 0 0
Yezidi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 14 20 0 0 11 102 4 200

Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

Germany snapshot

Size: 356,854 km2

Population: 82 million

Year of EU Entry: 1952

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 9,675 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme to be implemented in 2012-2014

Resettlement Quota: 300 refugees/year

Resettled Refugees: 200 (2012)

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