Asylum requests and family reunification; nationality, sex and age


This table contains data on numbers of submitted asylum requests and family reunification (family joining the asylum seeker) per month, quarter and year, broken down by citizenship, sex and age group of the asylum seeker and family member. Apart from the total number of requests, the number of first requests and subsequent requests have also been included. As of January 2016, the first requests also include relocation data.

Data available from: January 2013.

Status of the figures:
The figures provided here represent formally identified and registered asylum seekers.

Changes as of April 2020:
The provisional figures for March 2020 and the first quarter of 2020 have been added

When will new figures be published?
New figures are published on a monthly basis.

Asylum requests and family reunification; nationality, sex and age

Sex Age Nationality Periods First asylum requests (persons) (number) Family reunification (persons) (number)
Total male and female Total Total 2017 16,145 14,490
Total male and female Total Total 2018 20,510 6,465
Total male and female Total Total 2019 1st Quarter 5,380 845
Total male and female Total Total 2019 22,540 4,180
Total male and female Total Total 2020 January* 1,970 465
Total male and female Total Total 2020 February* 1,515 470
Total male and female Total Total 2020 March* 1,025 125
Total male and female Total Total 2020 1st Quarter* 4,505 1,060
Total male and female Total Afghan 2017 320 85
Total male and female Total Afghan 2018 325 250
Total male and female Total Afghan 2019 1st Quarter 65 30
Total male and female Total Afghan 2019 435 100
Total male and female Total Afghan 2020 January* 80 5
Total male and female Total Afghan 2020 February* 40 10
Total male and female Total Afghan 2020 March* 40 5
Total male and female Total Afghan 2020 1st Quarter* 155 20
Total male and female Total Albanian 2017 365 0
Total male and female Total Albanian 2018 550 0
Total male and female Total Albanian 2019 1st Quarter 65 0
Total male and female Total Albanian 2019 190 5
Total male and female Total Albanian 2020 January* 5 0
Total male and female Total Albanian 2020 February* 25 0
Total male and female Total Albanian 2020 March* 0 0
Total male and female Total Albanian 2020 1st Quarter* 30 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2017 890 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2018 1,265 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2019 1st Quarter 340 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2019 1,210 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2020 January* 145 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2020 February* 90 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2020 March* 55 0
Total male and female Total Algerian 2020 1st Quarter* 290 0
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2017 1,590 2,880
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2018 1,410 2,565
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2019 1st Quarter 130 355
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2019 500 1,780
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2020 January* 35 260
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2020 February* 45 200
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2020 March* 20 50
Total male and female Total Eritrean 2020 1st Quarter* 105 510
Total male and female Total Georgian 2017 485 0
Total male and female Total Georgian 2018 350 0
Total male and female Total Georgian 2019 1st Quarter 70 0
Total male and female Total Georgian 2019 325 0
Total male and female Total Georgian 2020 January* 20 0
Total male and female Total Georgian 2020 February* 35 0
Total male and female Total Georgian 2020 March* 5 0
Total male and female Total Georgian 2020 1st Quarter* 60 0
Total male and female Total Guinean 2017 330 10
Total male and female Total Guinean 2018 240 10
Total male and female Total Guinean 2019 1st Quarter 70 5
Total male and female Total Guinean 2019 195 5
Total male and female Total Guinean 2020 January* 15 0
Total male and female Total Guinean 2020 February* 15 0
Total male and female Total Guinean 2020 March* 10 0
Total male and female Total Guinean 2020 1st Quarter* 40 0
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2017 845 445
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2018 745 195
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2019 1st Quarter 155 15
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2019 620 90
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2020 January* 60 0
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2020 February* 30 5
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2020 March* 20 0
Total male and female Total Iraqi 2020 1st Quarter* 110 10
Total male and female Total Iranian 2017 720 120
Total male and female Total Iranian 2018 1,870 120
Total male and female Total Iranian 2019 1st Quarter 470 15
Total male and female Total Iranian 2019 1,535 60
Total male and female Total Iranian 2020 January* 85 5
Total male and female Total Iranian 2020 February* 60 5
Total male and female Total Iranian 2020 March* 20 5
Total male and female Total Iranian 2020 1st Quarter* 165 10
Total male and female Total Libyan 2017 355 0
Total male and female Total Libyan 2018 460 5
Total male and female Total Libyan 2019 1st Quarter 85 0
Total male and female Total Libyan 2019 305 5
Total male and female Total Libyan 2020 January* 35 0
Total male and female Total Libyan 2020 February* 15 0
Total male and female Total Libyan 2020 March* 10 0
Total male and female Total Libyan 2020 1st Quarter* 60 0
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2017 975 5
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2018 1,065 0
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2019 1st Quarter 310 0
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2019 1,060 0
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2020 January* 105 0
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2020 February* 75 0
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2020 March* 55 0
Total male and female Total Moroccan 2020 1st Quarter* 235 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2017 340 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2018 830 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2019 1st Quarter 320 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2019 1,205 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2020 January* 0 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2020 February* 5 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2020 March* 0 0
Total male and female Total Moldavian 2020 1st Quarter* 5 0
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2017 245 10
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2018 560 10
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2019 1st Quarter 480 0
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2019 2,100 10
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2020 January* 100 0
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2020 February* 85 0
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2020 March* 50 0
Total male and female Total Nigerian 2020 1st Quarter* 235 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2017 165 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2018 125 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2019 1st Quarter 115 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2019 325 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2020 January* 15 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2020 February* 25 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2020 March* 15 0
Total male and female Total Citizen of Serbia 2020 1st Quarter* 55 0
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2017 260 45
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2018 270 70
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2019 1st Quarter 50 5
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2019 200 20
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2020 January* 20 0
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2020 February* 15 0
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2020 March* 30 0
Total male and female Total Sudanese 2020 1st Quarter* 70 5
Total male and female Total Syrian 2017 2,970 8,580
Total male and female Total Syrian 2018 2,960 2,135
Total male and female Total Syrian 2019 1st Quarter 575 290
Total male and female Total Syrian 2019 3,675 1,365
Total male and female Total Syrian 2020 January* 565 110
Total male and female Total Syrian 2020 February* 315 165
Total male and female Total Syrian 2020 March* 220 40
Total male and female Total Syrian 2020 1st Quarter* 1,100 315
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2017 170 0
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2018 385 0
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2019 1st Quarter 60 0
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2019 295 0
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2020 January* 20 0
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2020 February* 25 0
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2020 March* 10 0
Total male and female Total Tunisian 2020 1st Quarter* 55 0
Total male and female Total Turkish 2017 480 0
Total male and female Total Turkish 2018 1,300 50
Total male and female Total Turkish 2019 1st Quarter 300 10
Total male and female Total Turkish 2019 1,250 75
Total male and female Total Turkish 2020 January* 85 5
Total male and female Total Turkish 2020 February* 95 10
Total male and female Total Turkish 2020 March* 75 5
Total male and female Total Turkish 2020 1st Quarter* 255 20
Total male and female Total Stateless 2017 140 1,460
Total male and female Total Stateless 2018 50 240
Total male and female Total Stateless 2019 1st Quarter 10 30
Total male and female Total Stateless 2019 40 140
Total male and female Total Stateless 2020 January* 5 10
Total male and female Total Stateless 2020 February* 0 15
Total male and female Total Stateless 2020 March* 0 5
Total male and female Total Stateless 2020 1st Quarter* 10 30
Total male and female Total Unknown 2017 640 305
Total male and female Total Unknown 2018 760 135
Total male and female Total Unknown 2019 1st Quarter 215 5
Total male and female Total Unknown 2019 910 20
Total male and female Total Unknown 2020 January* 75 5
Total male and female Total Unknown 2020 February* 45 5
Total male and female Total Unknown 2020 March* 40 0
Total male and female Total Unknown 2020 1st Quarter* 160 10
Source: CBS.
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