Asylum requests; by citizenship and quarterly figures, 1998 - 2007

Asylum requests; by citizenship and quarterly figures, 1998 - 2007

Countries Periods Asylum requests by sex Total men and women (absolute) Asylum requests by sex Men (absolute) Asylum requests by sex Women (absolute) Asylum requests by sex Unknown (absolute) Asylum requests by age All ages (absolute) Asylum requests by age Younger than 15 years (absolute) Asylum requests by age 15 to 17 years (absolute) Asylum requests by age 18 years or older (absolute)
Total countries 2006 1st quarter 5,170 3,310 1,860 10 5,170 1,260 290 3,630
Total countries 2006 2nd quarter 3,840 2,280 1,560 0 3,840 1,050 270 2,520
Total countries 2006 3rd quarter 2,960 1,790 1,180 0 2,960 720 200 2,040
Total countries 2006 4th quarter 2,490 1,600 890 0 2,490 570 170 1,750
Total countries 2006 14,470 8,970 5,480 20 14,470 3,600 920 9,940
Total countries 2007 1st quarter 2,530 1,590 940 0 2,530 550 150 1,840
Total countries 2007 2nd quarter 2,140 1,390 750 0 2,140 420 140 1,580
Total countries 2007 3rd quarter 2,470 1,620 850 0 2,470 420 150 1,910
Total countries 2007 4th quarter 2,590 1,760 830 . 2,590 420 190 1,980
Total countries 2007 9,730 6,360 3,370 10 9,730 1,800 620 7,310
Total countries 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Africa total 2006 1st quarter 1,230 720 500 10 1,230 320 60 850
Africa total 2006 2nd quarter 1,270 760 510 0 1,270 310 90 870
Africa total 2006 3rd quarter 1,020 610 410 0 1,020 180 80 760
Africa total 2006 4th quarter 930 590 340 0 930 180 70 690
Africa total 2006 4,450 2,690 1,750 10 4,450 980 310 3,170
Africa total 2007 1st quarter 1,090 660 430 0 1,090 180 70 840
Africa total 2007 2nd quarter 950 580 370 0 950 160 70 730
Africa total 2007 3rd quarter 1,040 630 410 0 1,040 180 80 780
Africa total 2007 4th quarter 930 580 350 . 930 140 80 710
Africa total 2007 4,010 2,450 1,550 0 4,010 650 300 3,050
Africa total 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
America total 2006 1st quarter 40 30 10 . 40 0 0 40
America total 2006 2nd quarter 60 30 30 . 60 20 10 30
America total 2006 3rd quarter 30 20 0 . 30 10 0 20
America total 2006 4th quarter 20 20 0 . 20 . . 20
America total 2006 140 90 50 . 140 30 10 100
America total 2007 1st quarter 20 10 10 . 20 10 . 10
America total 2007 2nd quarter 20 20 10 . 20 0 0 20
America total 2007 3rd quarter 20 10 10 . 20 10 . 10
America total 2007 4th quarter 50 20 30 . 50 0 . 50
America total 2007 110 60 50 . 110 20 0 90
America total 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Asia total 2006 1st quarter 2,600 1,880 720 0 2,600 450 140 2,010
Asia total 2006 2nd quarter 1,490 900 590 0 1,490 330 120 1,040
Asia total 2006 3rd quarter 1,120 680 440 . 1,120 220 70 820
Asia total 2006 4th quarter 1,060 690 370 . 1,060 220 80 760
Asia total 2006 6,260 4,150 2,110 0 6,260 1,230 410 4,630
Asia total 2007 1st quarter 980 640 340 . 980 180 60 740
Asia total 2007 2nd quarter 870 610 260 0 870 130 60 680
Asia total 2007 3rd quarter 1,140 800 340 0 1,140 140 60 940
Asia total 2007 4th quarter 1,340 990 350 . 1,340 180 90 1,070
Asia total 2007 4,320 3,030 1,290 0 4,320 630 260 3,430
Asia total 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Europe total 2006 1st quarter 900 470 430 . 900 230 60 610
Europe total 2006 2nd quarter 670 390 280 0 670 160 50 470
Europe total 2006 3rd quarter 510 300 200 . 510 120 40 350
Europe total 2006 4th quarter 300 200 100 0 300 50 20 230
Europe total 2006 2,380 1,360 1,010 0 2,380 560 160 1,660
Europe total 2007 1st quarter 270 180 90 0 270 50 10 210
Europe total 2007 2nd quarter 140 90 50 . 140 20 10 110
Europe total 2007 3rd quarter 160 110 60 . 160 20 10 140
Europe total 2007 4th quarter 160 110 50 . 160 30 10 130
Europe total 2007 740 490 240 0 740 120 40 580
Europe total 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2006 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2006 2nd quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2006 3rd quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2006 4th quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2006 . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2007 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2007 2nd quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2007 3rd quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2007 4th quarter . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2007 . . . . . . . .
Oceania 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Stateless 2006 1st quarter 60 40 20 . 60 10 10 50
Stateless 2006 2nd quarter 50 30 20 . 50 10 0 40
Stateless 2006 3rd quarter 40 30 10 . 40 10 . 30
Stateless 2006 4th quarter 40 20 10 . 40 10 0 20
Stateless 2006 200 130 70 . 200 40 10 150
Stateless 2007 1st quarter 20 20 0 . 20 0 0 20
Stateless 2007 2nd quarter 20 10 10 . 20 0 0 10
Stateless 2007 3rd quarter 20 20 10 . 20 10 . 10
Stateless 2007 4th quarter 10 10 0 . 10 0 . 10
Stateless 2007 70 50 20 . 70 20 0 50
Stateless 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Unknown 2006 1st quarter 340 170 180 . 340 260 10 80
Unknown 2006 2nd quarter 290 160 130 . 290 210 10 70
Unknown 2006 3rd quarter 250 130 110 . 250 190 10 50
Unknown 2006 4th quarter 150 80 70 . 150 110 0 30
Unknown 2006 1,030 540 490 . 1,030 770 20 240
Unknown 2007 1st quarter 150 80 70 . 150 120 0 30
Unknown 2007 2nd quarter 150 80 70 . 150 110 0 40
Unknown 2007 3rd quarter 90 60 30 . 90 70 . 20
Unknown 2007 4th quarter 100 50 50 . 100 70 10 20
Unknown 2007 490 270 220 . 490 370 10 110
Unknown 2008 1st quarter . . . . . . . .
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


Requests for asylum in the Netherlands by country of citizenship, sex
and age of the asylum seeker.

Data available from 1998 until 2007.

Frequency: stopped on 15 may 2008.

Legal status of the data: final data.

Description topics

Asylum requests by sex
The number of asylum requests by sex of the asylum seeker.
In some cases, the sex of the asylum seeker is unknown, because the
Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND) does not record this
information.
Total men and women
Men
Women
Unknown
Asylum requests by age
The number of requests for asylum by age submitted at the moment the
asylum seeker enters the country. The category 'age' is subdivided into
younger than 15
15, 16, or 17 years old and 18 years or older.
All ages
Younger than 15 years
15 to 17 years
18 years or older