Statistics

Poland

Country Report: Statistics Last updated: 13/06/24

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Independent

Overview of statistical practice

Statistics are provided on the website migracje.gov.pl. The statistics presented below were provided upon request by the Office for Foreigners.

 

Applicants and granting of protection status at first instance: 2022

  Applicants in year Pending at end of year Refugee status Subsidiary protection Humanitarian protection Rejection Refugee rate Sub. Prot. rate Hum prot. rate[1] Rejection rate
Total 9,933 2,829 372 4,594 28 1,602 5.6% 69.6% 0.4% 24.3%
Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers
Belarus 3,132 638 174 3,474 0 29 4.7% 94.5% 0% 0.8%
Russian Federation 2,227 765 41 73 9 630 5.4% 9.7% 1.2% 83.7%
Ukraine 1,778 372 3 962 11 33 0.3% 95.3% 1.1% 3.2%
Iraq 639 77 1 10 0 430 0.2% 2.3% 0% 97.5%
Afghanistan 362 218 71 0 0 2 97.3% 0% 0% 2.7%
Egypt 176 127 1 0 0 27 3,5% 0% 0% 96,4%
Tajikistan 173 82 2 38 0 124 1.2% 23.2% 0% 75.6%
Armenia 125 15 0 1 0 27 0% 3.6% 0% 96.5%
Syria 108 28 9 7 0 4 45% 35% 0% 20%
Iran 99 82 5 0 0 13 27.8% 0% 0% 72.2%

 Source: Office for Foreigners.

 

Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants: 2022

  Number Percentage
Total number of applicants 9,933 100%
Men 6,044 60%
Women 3,889 39%
Children 2,695 27%
Unaccompanied children 217 2%

Source: Office for Foreigners.

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2022

  First instance Appeal
  Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total number of persons covered by decisions 6,568 100% 1455 100%
Positive decisions (no of persons) 4,966 75,7% 6 0,4%
  • Refugee status
372 5,6% 6 0,4%
  • Subsidiary protection
4,594 69,6% 0 0%
Negative decisions (no of persons) 1,602 24,3% 1,449 99.6%

Source: Office for Foreigners.

 

 

[1] Humanitarian protection is granted in return proceedings by the Border Guard – is not a part of international protection proceedings before the Office for Foreigners. Therefore, the rate should not be summed to that regarding international protection decisions and should not be included in the overall recognition rate.

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