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

Resettlement

Statistics

 

The Number of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Resettled Refugees 464 531 490 509 498 483 530 472 564 452 494 516

Source: Danmarks Statistik

 

 

The Quota for Resettlement Since the Beginning of the Resettlement Programme
  1978-1988 1989-2005 2005 - present
Resettlement Quota - 500 1500 per three years

Source: Newtodenmark.dk, owned and administrated by: The Danish Immigration Service (under the Ministry of Justice) and the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment (under the Ministry of Employment). 
Note: Quotas are annual, unless specified differently.

 

Regional Allocations of Resettlement Quotas and SubQuotas
  2011
Resettlement Quota (Target) 500
Refugees from Africa 150
Refugees from Asia and Pacific 300
Subquota  
Emergency Cases    Approximately 75 places
Intensive medical need    30 places
Women at risk    No specific subquota, but many cases with WAR are accepted

Source: UNHCR.  

 

Country of Origin of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Afghanistan            - 284 42 35 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0
Bhutan - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 157 157 170 4
Burma - 0 0 141 155 133 162 158 155 0 160 140
Burundi - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 2
China - 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DR of Congo - 0 0 41 129 75 231 184 122 145 100 154
Eritrea - 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
Indonesia - 0 0 110 70 72 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iran - 0 208 40 0 116 33 0 0 0 0 1
Iraq - 66 130 0 0 0 0 0 41 0 0 0
Sri Lanka - 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stateless Palestinians - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0 3
Sudan - 118 0 0 0 48 0 67 0 0 0 4
Others - 63 110 95 116 39 104 63 60 106 64 179

Source: Danish Immigration Service

 

 

Region of First Asylum of Resettled Refugees 2000-2011
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Africa - - - - - - - 205 140 215 132 222
Americas - - - - - - - 0 0 0 0 2
Asia - - - - - - - 180 341 184 350 287
Europe - - - - - - - 4 9 4 4 0
MENA - - - - - - - 83 72 49 8 5

Source: Danish Immigration Service