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

Statistics

Lithuania

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 303 425 546 644 458 410 459 480 540 449 503 527
Total Protection Status 95 269 288 488 419 343 397 402 364 232 111 95
Refugee Status 15 3 1 3 12 15 12 9 14 11 1 7
Other Protection Status 80 266 287 485 407 328 385 393 350 221 110 88

Source: Migracijos departamento prie Lietuvos Respublikos vidaus reikalų ministerijos

Resettlement

Lithuania has started discussing its contribution to resettlement.

Source: Representative of UNHCR Regional Office in Lithuania

Lithuania snapshot

Size: 65,000 km2

Population: 3.3 million

Year of EU Entry: 2004

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 95 (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.