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Statistics

Luxembourg

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 2012
Asylum Seekers 628 686 1,043 1,549 1,575 801 523 426 463 505 791 2,170 2,056
Total Protection Status 59 442 122 211 389 671 388 546 446 433 240 62 64
Refugee Status 17 89 44 62 82 97 37 160 107 141 63 41 57
Other Protection 42 353 78 149 307 574 351 386 339 292 177 21 7

Source: Direction de l'immigration/Ministère des Affaires étrangères et de l’Immigration and National Statistical Institue of Luxembourg (STATEC)

Resettlement

 

The Number of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Resettled Refugees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 -

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 

 

The Country of Origin of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Iraq                           0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 -

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

The Country of First Asylum of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -
Syria                        0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 -

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Luxembourg snapshot

Size: 2,586 km2

Population: 0.5 million

Year of EU Entry: 1952

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 240 (2010)

Resettlement Scheme: Ad hoc

Resettled Refugees: 28 (2009)

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