Statistics

Poland

Country Report: Statistics Last updated: 23/05/22

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Independent

Overview of statistical practice

 

Statistics are provided by the Head of the Office for Foreigners on a weekly basis and are available on their website.[1] Also the Head of the Office for Foreigners prepares every year an annual report on migration situation in Poland. The statistics presented below were provided upon request.

 

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2021 

  Applicants in 2021 Pending at end 2021 Refugee status Subsidiary protection Rejection Refugee rate Sub. Prot. rate Rejection rate
Total 7,698 3,850 1,019 1,135 1,457 28.22% 31.43% 40.35%
Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers
Belarus 2,257 1,332 140 1,008 3 12% 87% 0.2%
Afghanistan 1,781 308 751 3 7 98% 0.3% 0.9%
Iraq 1,400 1,115 1 1 268 0.3% 0.3% 99%
Russian Federation 987 423 17 64 644 2.3% 8,8% 88%
Ukraine 261 109 1 5 238 0.4% 2% 97%
Syria 138 62 10 7 1 55% 38.5% 5.5%
Tajikistan 115 68 1 22 37 16% 36.5% 61.5%
Turkey 107 46 76 0 15 83.5% 0 16.5%
Iran 78 45 2 0 23 8% 0 92%
Georgia 71 22 0 0 45 0 0 100%

Source: Office for Foreigners, statistics provided upon request.

 

Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants: 2021

  Number Percentage
Total number of applicants 7,698 100%
Men 4,658 60,5%
Women 3,040 39,5%
Children 2,514 32,5%
Unaccompanied children 199 2,5%

Source: Office for Foreigners, statistics provided upon request.

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2021

  First instance Appeal
  Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total number of decisions on merits 3,611 100% 1,018 100%
Decisions granting international protection 2,154 59,5% 11 1,1%
Rejection 1,457 40,5% 1,007 98,9%

Source: Office for Foreigners, statistics provided upon request.

 

 

 

[1] Office for Foreigners, Weekly report, available (in Polish) at: http://bit.ly/2l6FUCB.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation