The number of inhabitants with a migration background is highly likely to increase until the year 2050.
Asylum requests and family reunification
nationality, sex and age
Statutory social security benefits,
Social Assistance Benefits
EU member states and some countries outside the EU
asylum, requests, family reunification, nationality, sex, age
Historical data; first, subsequent asylum requests and Family members
In 2019, the Netherlands received 22.5 thousand asylum seekers and 4.2 thousand following family members. The total is marginally lower than in 2018. Syrians and Eritreans still constitute the largest two groups.
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision, age and cause of death
In Q1 2019, the Netherlands received 5,405 asylum seekers and 840 following family members. Both numbers were lower than in the preceding quarter.
The number of asylum requests increased again in 2018, with a notable rise in the number of Turkish citizens filing asylum applications.
Monthly statistics, size of the Dutch population and births, deaths,
external migration, marriages, divorces and requests for asylum,
The Netherlands received 16,145 first asylum requests in 2017; 14,490 following family members arrived
The Netherlands received 4.4 thousand asylum seekers and 2.3 thousand following relatives in Q3 2017.
Financial compensations to former suspects and pardons.
Compensations due to wrongful incarceration and costs of being a suspect.
In 2017, more following family members than asylum seekers from Eritrea arrived in the Netherlands.
In Jan-Mar 2017, 4 thousand asylum seekers and 5.3 thousand following family members arrived in the Netherlands.
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.