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Over 3 thousand asylum seekers and following relatives
In September 2016 more than 3 thousand asylum seekers and following relatives arrived in the Netherlands.
More asylum seekers in 2018
The number of asylum requests increased again in 2018, with a notable rise in the number of Turkish citizens filing asylum applications.
Fewer requests for asylum submitted
In February 2016 nearly 2,500 individuals were registered as asylum seekers or as following family members.
Fewer asylum seekers and following relatives in Q1
In Q1 2019, the Netherlands received 5,405 asylum seekers and 840 following family members. Both numbers were lower than in the preceding quarter.
A written request to be recognised as a refugee under the 1951 Geneva Convention.
Following family members outnumber asylum seekers in Q1
In Jan-Mar 2017, 4 thousand asylum seekers and 5.3 thousand following family members arrived in the Netherlands.
2.7 thousand asylum requests in January
There were fewer asylum applicants and following relatives of asylum statusholders in January 2017.
Number of asylum requests nearly doubled
The number of requests for asylum submitted in the Netherlands in 2008 nearly doubled compared to 2007. The increase is much more substantial than in the European Union (EU) as a whole, where the...
October: 3.5 thousand asylum seekers and relatives
3.5 thousand asylum seekers and relatives registered in October of whom 390 from Morocco and 270 from Algeria.
One quarter of asylumseekers are children
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.
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...
Nearly 9,000 asylum seekers under twelve in 2016
Over half of young asylum seekers in 2016 were from Syria.
More asylum seekers than following relatives in Q3
The Netherlands received 4.4 thousand asylum seekers and 2.3 thousand following relatives in Q3 2017.
Most pardonee asylumseekers from former Soviet Union
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...
Half as many asylum seekers in May as one year ago
In May 2016, 1,420 asylum seekers were registered, slightly more than in April but less than in May last year.
Fewer asylum seekers compared to 2014 and 2015
In total 2,085 people registered as asylum seekers or following family members in the Netherlands in July.
June: 1,480 asylum seekers and following relatives
in June this year 1,480 asylum seekers and following family members were registered in the Netherlands.
Fewer asylum seekers in 2010
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...
3.9 thousand asylum seekers and relatives in November
November had more asylum requests by relatives and slightly fewer first-time applications than in October.
Asylum influx up in 2021, mainly in second half
In 2021, nearly 25 thousand people submitted a first application for asylum in the Netherlands.
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.
Number of asylum seekers and relatives almost equal
The Netherlands received 16,145 first asylum requests in 2017; 14,490 following family members arrived