Overview of statistical practice
Monthly statistics are published by the Ministry of Migration and Asylum, however detailed data on breakdown per nationalities are not included. Moreover, percentage of recognition/rejection rate is calculated on the basis of the total number of Decision (including inadmissible decision, implicit withdrawals, archived cases etc.) having as a result a certain underestimation of the international protection recognition rate compared to the actual recognition rate based on the in-merits decision issued.
Applications and granting of protection status at first instance in 2022:
|Applicants in 2022||Pending applications at the end of 2022||Refugee status||Subsidiary protection||Rejection (in merit)||Refugee rate||Sub. Prot. rate||Rejection rate|
Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers
Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants: 2022
|Total number of applicants||37,362||100%|
Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2022
|Total number of decisions||30,886||100%||8,939||100%|
 These include applications rejected as unfounded, manifestly unfounded and exclusion. In addition, in 2022 there were 12,559 applications for which an act of interruption was issued due to due to implicit withdrawal. Furthermore, there were 8,962 inadmissibility decisions, including 3,601 based on the safe third country concept.
 The number refers to pending applications at first instance at the end of 2022. The total number of pending applications (first and second instance) at the end of 2022 was 22,316.