Statistics

Cyprus

Author

FutureWorldsCenter (FWC)

Overview of statistical practice

The Asylum Service, a department of the Ministry of Interior, is the authority responsible for asylum-related statistical collection in Cyprus. The below statistics have been provided by the Asylum Service and the Refugee Reviewing Authority prior to the consolidation of statistics for Cyprus, therefore there may be deviations from the final number provided to Eurostat. There are no statistics currently available for cases pending before the Administrative Court.

 

 

 

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2016

 

Applicants in 2016

Pending applications in 2016

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Subs. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

3,055

2,293

129

740

748

8%

45.8%

46.2%

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

 

Syria

1,248

:

29

694

6

4%

95.2%

0.8%

Somalia

224

:

25

2

28

45.4%

3.6%

51%

Pakistan

217

:

0

0

133

0%

0%

100%

India

205

:

0

0

121

0%

0%

100%

Vietnam

155

:

0

0

165

0%

0%

100%

Bangladesh

137

:

0

0

51

0%

0%

100%

Egypt

109

:

1

0

71

1.4%

0%

98.6%

Iraq

92

:

12

27

9

25%

56.2%

18.8%

Sri Lanka

75

:

0

0

40

0%

0%

100%

Cameroon

72

:

3

1

7

27.3%

9.1%

63.6%

                   

Source: Asylum Service; Refugee Reviewing Authority.

 

Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants: 2016

Breakdown per gender and age is not available.

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2016

Statistics for decisions by the Administrative Court are not available.

 

About AIDA

The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detenti