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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 and integration 2023 – Cohort study on asylum seekers and status holders
Annual study of register data on reception and integration of asylum migrants arriving in the Netherlands since 2014, 2014-2022
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...
Asylum & integration 2022 – Cohort study asylum seekers and status holders
Annual study of register data on reception and integration of asylum migrants arriving in the Netherlands since 2014, 2014-2021
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.