Fewer asylum requests by unaccompanied minors in 2016
In 2016, one in five underage asylum seekers travelled unaccompanied. The majority came from Eritrea.
One in five underage asylum seekers unaccompanied
One in five underage asylum seekers arriving in the Netherlands last year were not accompanied by an adult relative.
2,385 asylum seekers and following relatives in August
In August this year 2,385 asylum seekers and following relatives were registered in the Netherlands.
More family reunification from Eritrea
In 2017, more following family members than asylum seekers from Eritrea arrived in the Netherlands.
Most Syrian asylum seekers have housing
Many Syrians and Eritreans have a residence permit and housing, but most depend on social welfare.
Most Eritrean, Syrian status holders from 2015 living in the Netherlands
Of all people with Syrian or Eritrean nationality who applied for asylum in the Netherlands in 2015, more than 9 in 10 were living independently within a municipality at the end of June 2021.
Largest number of asylum seekers since first half of 2001
The number of asylum requests has grown dramatically in recent months. In the first six months of 2014, twice as many asylum seekers came to the Netherlands as in the same period last year. In fact,...