Statistics

Spain

Author

Overview of statistical practice

Statistics in Spain are collected by the Office on Asylum and Refuge (OAR), and published on an annual basis by the Ministry of Interior. The latest available annual statistics by the Ministry of Interior referring to 2015 were published at the end of January 2017.1

 

 

 

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2016


















 

Applicants in 2016

Pending applications in 2016

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Sub. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

16,544

20,365

355

6,500

3,395

3.5%

63.4%

33.1%

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Venezuela

4,196

4,435

0

0

40

0%

0%

100%

Syria

3,069

1,600

55

6,160

115

0.9%

97.3%

1.8%

Ukraine

2,764

5,555

15

50

355

3.6%

11.9%

84.5%

Algeria

761

400

5

0

720

0.7%

0%

99.3%

Colombia

656

755

0

0

120

0%

0%

100%

El Salvador

444

555

0

0

20

0%

0%

100%

Honduras

399

535

0

0

10

0%

0%

100%

Palestine

368

825

30

65

25

25%

54.1%

20.9%

Morocco

345

385

10

0

205

4.6%

0%

99.4%

Nigeria

294

705

20

0

45

30.8%

0%

69.2%

Iraq

:

250

25

55

0

31.2%

68.8%

0%

Somalia

:

145

10

90

10

9.1%

81.8%

9.1%

Afghanistan

:

115

15

15

5

42.9%

42.9%

14.2%

Eritrea

:

15

40

5

0

88.8%

11.1%

0%

 

Source applicants: OAR, Information provided on 28 February 2017.

Source others: Eurostat (rounded).

 

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







 

Number

Percentage

Total number of applicants

16,544

100%

Men

9,826

59.4%

Women

6,718

40.6%

Children

3,998

24.2%

Unaccompanied children

28

0.2%

Source: OAR, Information provided on 28 February 2017.

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2016

Appeal decisions 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