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

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 - - 474* 568* 997 1,166* 1,272* 1,379* 2,607 2,389 175 1,862
Total Protection Status - - 133 381 609 518 550 627 1,413 1,696 223 896
Refugee Status - - 22 53 49 34 28 7 19 20 46 72
Other Protection Status - - 111 328 560 484 522 620 1,394 1,676 177 824

Source: UNHCR Maltese Office

*Numbers refer to total applications processed instead of number of asylum seekers in the corresponding year.