Asylumseekers

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The number of asylum seekers and following family members from Turkey rose from 185 to 330 between Q1 and Q2 2018. They represented the third largest group, after Syrians and Eritreans.

In Q1 2018, 4.2 thousand asylum seekers and 2.1 thousand following family members were registered in the Netherlands.

Out of the asylum seekers who obtained a residence permit in 2014, 11 percent were in work after 30 months; 84 percent of status holders were benefit recipients.

In 2017, 77 percent of Dutch adults felt that the Netherlands should admit war refugees.

The Netherlands received 16,145 first asylum requests in 2017; 14,490 following family members arrived

The population grew by over 80 thousand in the first three quarters of 2017, mainly due to foreign migration.

The Netherlands received 4.4 thousand asylum seekers and 2.3 thousand following relatives in Q3 2017.

Family reunion is still the main reason for migration, but labour and asylum are rising.

In 2017, more following family members than asylum seekers from Eritrea arrived in the Netherlands.

Many Syrians and Eritreans have a residence permit and housing, but most depend on social welfare.

In Jan-Mar 2017, 4 thousand asylum seekers and 5.3 thousand following family members arrived in the Netherlands.

In 2016, one in five underage asylum seekers travelled unaccompanied. The majority came from Eritrea.

There were fewer asylum applicants and following relatives of asylum statusholders in January 2017.

Over half of young asylum seekers in 2016 were from Syria.

November had more asylum requests by relatives and slightly fewer first-time applications than in October.

3.5 thousand asylum seekers and relatives registered in October of whom 390 from Morocco and 270 from Algeria.

In September 2016 more than 3 thousand asylum seekers and following relatives arrived in the Netherlands.

In August this year 2,385 asylum seekers and following relatives were registered in the Netherlands.

In total 2,085 people registered as asylum seekers or following family members in the Netherlands in July.

in June this year 1,480 asylum seekers and following family members were registered in the Netherlands.

One in five underage asylum seekers arriving in the Netherlands last year were not accompanied by an adult relative.

Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Minister visits CBS to discuss international topics.

In May 2016, 1,420 asylum seekers were registered, slightly more than in April but less than in May last year.

In February 2016 nearly 2,500 individuals were registered as asylum seekers or as following family members.

In October 2015, the number of newly registered asylum seekers and family members joining asylum seekers increased to 11.7 thousand, more than in any other previous month. The total in September was 8.4 thousand. Over half came from Syria.

In 2011, 500 unaccompanied foreign minors arrived in the Netherlands, i.e. 200 down from 2010. More than half were Afghan nationals.

Last year, 11.6 thousand people submitted requests for asylum in the Netherlands, 13 percent fewer than in 2010.

Political and social upheaval in the Arab region have lead to 7.6 thousand asylum applications in the first four months of this year in the countries of the European Union (EU), nearly twice as many as in the same period in 2010, when 4 thousand asylum applications were submitted. The number of asylum seekers did not increase in the Netherlands.

Last year, 13.3 thousand asylum applications were submitted in the Netherlands, i.e. a decline by 11 percent relative to 2009. The top 3 of countries of origin of asylum seekers has not changed relative to 2009.

Last year, nearly 15 thousand first-time requests for asylum were submitted in the Netherlands, an increase by 11 percent relative to 2008. More than half of asylum seekers came from Iraq or Somalia.

In 2008, the average, first-generation, non-western woman was more than one year older when she had her first child than in 1996. The average age for native Dutch women to become first-time mothers rose by nearly six months over the same period.

In 2008, 13.4 thousand first requests for asylum were submitted in the Netherlands. One quarter of these requests concerned children younger than 18 years.

At the end of June 2008, nearly 26 thousand asylumseekers in the Netherlands had been granted leave to remain in the Netherlands indefinitely based on the ‘pardon regulation’ of 2007. Most of these asylumseekers are from the former Soviet Union.