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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 16,303 23,515 33,016 31,355 23,161 17,530 24,322 36,207 24,353 24,194 31,819 29,648
Total Protection Status 9,045 6,852 7,451 5,518 4,318 7,596 23,470 16,569 9,028 9,329 10,344 10,830
Refugee Status 480 307 482 647 546 790 963 1,113 1,934 1,824 2,304 2,870
Other Protection Status 8,565 6,545 6,969 4,871 3,772 6,806 22,507 15,456 7,094 7,505 8,040 7,960

Source: Swedish Migration Board