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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 43,895 32,579 18,667 13,402 9,782 12,347 14,465 9,731 15,275 16,163 15,148 14,631
Total Protection Status 6,864 4,573 3,557 4,621 4,537 8,818 4,344 4,450 5,676 8,245 8,003 6,828
Refugee Status 896 515 198 393 480 964 358 487 515 695 812 712
Other Protection 5,968 4,058 3,359 4,228 4,057 7,854 3,986 3,963 5,161 7,550 7,191 6,116

Source: IND Information and Analysis Center (INDIAC), Immigration and Naturalisation Service.