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

Statistics

Spain

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 - - 6,310 5,918 5,553 5,257 5,297 7,664 4,517 3,007 2,744 3,422
Total Protection Status - - - - - - 256 570 277 241 595 988
Refugee Status - - - - - - 168 225 151 179 245 337
Other Protection Status - - - - - - 188 345 126 162 350 651

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 - - - - - - - - - - - - 80

Source: http://www.know-reset.eu/?c=00688

Spain snapshot

Size: 504,782 km2

Population: 45.8 million

Year of EU Entry: 1986

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 988 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme to be implemented in 2013-2014

Resettlement Quota: 30 refugees/year

Resettled Refugees: 80 (2012)

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