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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.
Immigration down after coronavirus outbreak
Immigration more than halved in the weeks following the implementation of COVID-19 measures and the number of Syrian refugees fell to a low in those weeks.
6 in 10 status holders pass civic integration exam
Of the asylum seekers who obtained a residence permit in 2014 and were subject to the integration requirement, 58 percent had passed the civic integration exam on reference date 1 October 2018. Two...
Over 2 thousand invited refugees in 2017
In 2017, the Netherlands welcomed more than 2,265 invited refugees. Many of these refugees were able to settle in the Netherlands as part of the EU-Turkey Statement of 18 March 2016.
Syrian immigrants often live in a family setting
A total of 29 thousand Syrians registered as residents of a Dutch municipality in 2014 and 2015. Syrian immigrants are young compared to other recent immigrants in the Netherlands and they often live...
Nearly 12 thousand asylum requests in October
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...
Last year's inflow asylum seekers into EU more than 40 percent up from 2013
In 2014, the number of asylum seekers in the European Union increased by more than 40 percent relative to 2013. In the Netherlands, nearly 22 thousand people submitted requests for asylum, more than...
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,...