|Citizenship||Periods||Total requests asylum and family members (number)||First requests for asylum (persons) (number)||Family members (persons) (number)|
This table provides annual figures of asylum requests and following family members (persons and procedures), by citizenship. Apart from the total number of requests and family members, the number of first requests and subsequent requests is also included. The distinction between first requests and subsequent requests cannot be made before the reference year 2007. Therefore the number of first requests is set equal to the number of total requests. The distinction between asylum requests and family members can, until now, not be made before the reference year 2013. For some individual countries, no data is available for the years before 1994. However, the number of requests for asylum for these countries are included in the total number of requests. In all cases it concerns small numbers. From 2016 onwards the number of first requests includes relocation.
Data available from: 1975.
Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are definite.
Changes as of Februay 2020:
The final figures about 2019 have been added. And for all years the number 0 is also shown as such in the table.
When will new figures be published?
The new figures of 2020 will be published in February 2021.
- Total requests asylum and family members
- Total requests asylum and family members is the sum of the first asylum permits, subsequent asylum permits and the number of family members together. From 2016 onwards the number of first requests includes relocation.
Requests for asylum are submitted by persons who have left their country in order to seek asylum in another country. An asylum seeker may submit more than one request for asylum. Both first, subsequent requests and family members are
Persons (family members) who have arrived after an asylum seeker has received a residence permit asylum. Persons (family members) who have arrived after an asylum seeker has received a residence permit asylum. For these family members a visa is needed.
- First requests for asylum (persons)
- Requests for asylum are submitted by persons who have left their country in order to seek asylum in another country. An asylum seeker may submit more than one request for asylum.
As from 2007, it is possible to distinguish first requests and subsequent requests. The data before 2007 include both first and subsequent requests. As from 2007 the data include first requests only.
From 2016 onwards the number of first requests includes relocation.
- Family members (persons)
- Persons (family members) who have arrived after an asylum seeker has received a residence permit asylum. Persons (family members) who have arrived after an asylum seeker has received a residence permit asylum. For these family members a visa is needed.