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 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Asylum Seekers - 71,027 84,132 49,407 33,960 25,712 23,608 23,431 25,932 24,487 17,916 19,804
Total Protection Status - 31,641 28,408 11,074 5,558 4,739 4,472 5,743 5,893 6,742 5,195 5,648
Refugee Status - 11,449 8,272 3,863 1,563 1,941 2,168 3,545 3,727 4,188 3,488 4,309
Other Protection - 20,192 20,136 7,211 3,995 2,798 2,304 2,198 2,166 2,554 1,707 1,339