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Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Statistics

 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 3,155 1,643 3,443 3,184 3,861 3,574 2,324 1,505 4,035 5,988 4,018 3,088
Total Protection Status 467 813 591 494 800 597 618 860 785 1,373 1,784 1,271
Refugee Status 9 4 14 7 29 12 38 68 89 116 181 169
Other Protection 458 809 577 487 771 585 580 792 696 1,257 1,603 1,102

Source: The Finnish Immigration Service