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Nearly 40 percent fewer asylum seekers in 2020
In 2020, the number of asylum seekers was almost 40 percent down on the previous year. Nearly 14 thousand people submitted a first-time asylum application last year.
An asylum seeker, residence permit holder or invited refugee who is registered in a municipal population register.
Annual Report on Integration 2018
State of affairs regarding integration in the Netherlands: how do people with a (second-generation) migration background differ from persons with a native Dutch background and in which areas are...
Slightly fewer asylum seekers and following relatives
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...
More asylum seekers and following relatives in Q2 2021
In Q2 2021, both the number of first-time asylum applications and the number of following family members increased.
How many asylum seekers enter the Netherlands?
Number of asylum seekers and family members traveling after each month and year. Nationality, men, women and children who apply for asylum in the Netherlands.
Fewer asylum seekers and following relatives in Q1 2021
In Q1 2021, the number of first-time asylum applications decreased to slightly over 2,700.
Over 40 percent more asylum applications in 2022
In 2022, over 35 thousand people submitted a first application for asylum in the Netherlands.
More asylum seekers and following relatives in Q3
In Q3 2020, the number of first-time asylum applications rose to slightly over 4 thousand, just below the pre-COVID-19 level.
Number of asylum requests rising further in Q3 2021
In Q3 2021, the number of first-time asylum applications rose to 8,845.
Fewer asylum seekers and dependants in early 2022
In Q1 2022, nearly 6.5 thousand first-time asylum applications were submitted in the Netherlands.
Fewer asylum seekers and following relatives due to COVID-19
In March 2020, the number of first asylum requests stood at 1,025.
Fewer asylum requests in Q1 2023
In Q1 2023, nearly 6.9 thousand people submitted a first asylum application in the Netherlands. This is almost 36 percent less than in the previous quarter (Q4 2022), but 7 percent more than in Q1...
Asylum influx up in 2021, mainly in second half
In 2021, nearly 25 thousand people submitted a first application for asylum in the Netherlands.
Labour participation of status holders stagnating
Of the status holders who obtained an asylum residence permit in 2014, 43 percent had a job by mid-2020.
Fewer asylum seekers and following relatives in Q2 2020
The international and national measures introduced in March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak have resulted in a lower influx of asylum seekers and following family members.
CBS introducing new population classification by origin
In 2022, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) will adopt a different approach when publishing data on people currently referred to as having a western or non-western migration background. Greater emphasis...
More status holders in paid employment
In 2022, the number of status holders in paid work increased compared to the previous year.
More asylum requests in Q3 2022
In Q3 2022, 10.6 thousand people submitted first asylum applications in the Netherlands.
More asylum applications in Q2 2022
In Q2 2022, over 7 thousand first applications for asylum were submitted in the Netherlands, 9 percent up on the previous quarter. The number of people arriving in connection with family...
Status holders overrepresented in job-oriented practical training
Of all 12 to 17-year-old asylum status holders who received a residence permit in 2014, 15 percent were enrolled in labour-oriented practical training (PRO, praktijkonderwijs) on 1 October 2018.
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.
Work and family reunification main reasons for immigration
In 2018, the Netherlands received 191 thousand non-Dutch immigrants. They included 110 thousand people from EU/EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland); the main migration...
Asylum and integration 2021
Annual study of register data on reception and integration of asylum migrants arriving in the Netherlands since 2014, 2014-2020