Statistics

Serbia

Country Report: Statistics Last updated: 30/11/20

Author

Belgrade Centre for Human Rights Visit Website

Overview of statistical practice

 

The Asylum Office does not publish statistics on asylum applications and decisions. Basic figures are published by UNHCR. Positive and negative decision rates are weighed against the total number of decisions in the same timeframe.

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2019

 

 

Intentions to apply in 2019

Applicants in 2019

Pending at end 2019

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Subs. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

12,937

252

:

13

13

54

16.25%

16.25%

67.5%

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

 

Afghanistan

3,847

38

:

4

1

6

36%

9%

55%

Pakistan

2,766

8

:

0

2

3

0%

40%

60%

Syria

1,976

8

:

0

4

0

0%

100%

0%

Iraq

1,560

19

:

1

2

0

33%

67%

0%

Bangladesh

849

5

:

0

0

0

Iran

358

63

:

3

1

34

8%

3%

89%

Egypt

224

0

:

0

0

0

Palestine

205

4

:

0

0

1

0%

0%

100%

Algeria

191

0

:

0

0

1

Morocco

190

0

:

0

0

0

                     

Source: Asylum Office

 

Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants: 2019

 

Number

Percentage

Total number of persons intending to apply[1]

12,937

100%

Men

12,052

93%

Women

885

7%

Children

2,939

23%

Unaccompanied children

823

6%

 

Source: Asylum Office. The number on children are part of the total number of men and women, as statistics specifically on children are not available.

 

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2019

 

Asylum Commission

 

Total number of decisions

Appeals dismissed

Appeals upheld

Decisions granting asylum

Decisions rejecting the reopening of the asylum procedure

Decision terminating asylum

On the merits

On the basis of the safe third country concept

On the merits

For procedural reasons

45

24

2

8

7

1

2

1

 

Administrative Court

 

Total number of decisions

Decisions rejecting a complaint and upholding the second instance decision

Decisions upholding a complaint and referring the case back to the Asylum Office

Decisions discontinuing the asylum procedure

Decisions granting asylum

17

12

4

1

0

 



[1]  Figures on the numbers of applications lodged are not available.

 

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