Statistics

Italy

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

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Overview of statistical practice

The Department of Civil Liberties and Immigration of the Ministry of Interior publishes monthly statistical reports on asylum applications and first instance decisions.[1] More detailed statistics are made available by the National Commission for the Right to Asylum (Commissione nazionale per il diritto di asilo, CNDA).

 

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2019

 

 

Applicants in 2019

Pending at end 2019

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Special protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Subs. Prot. rate

Spec. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

43,783

42,803

10,711

6.935

616

76,798

11%

7%

1%

81%

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Nigeria

1,253

2,471

207

76

13,840

15%

1%

0%

83%

Pakistan

7,305

710

919

53

10,272

6%

8%

0%

85%

Bangladesh

1,340

279

140

73

7,663

3%

2%

1%

93%

Senegal

867

214

72

19

5,360

4%

1%

0%

94%

Gambia

280

59

24

4,041

6%

1%

1%

91%

Ukraine

1,775

105

338

39

3,586

3%

8%

1%

88%

Ivory Coast

407

342

82

21

3,319

9%

2%

1%

88%

El Salvador

2,520

700

897

5

1,581

22%

28%

0%

49%

Guinea

208

39

15

2,808

7%

1%

0%

91%

Morocco

1,510

153

22

13

2,336

6%

1%

1%

92%

Albania

1,547

95

13

5

1,491

6%

1%

0%

92%

Perù

2,445

119

24

1

1,172

9%

2%

0%

89%

Venezuela

1,544

447

981

6

111

29%

63%

0%

7%

Source: CNDA, available in Italian at: https://bit.ly/2LczQZ3: data include inadmissibility decisions, suspended decisions and non-reachability decisions.[2]

 

 

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

 

 

Number

Percentage

Total number of applicants

43,783

100%

Men

32,085

73%

Women

11,698

26%

Children

6,623

Unaccompanied children

659

1.5%

Source: Ministry of Interior, available in Italian at: https://bit.ly/35LOIXH

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2019

 

Statistics on appeals are not available.



[1]  Ministry of Interior, I numeri dell’asilo, available in Italian at: http://bit.ly/2pzBgnd.

[2] The Procedure Decree states that when the applicant, before having been interviewed, leaves the reception centre without any justification or absconds from CPR or from hotspots, the Territorial Commission suspends the examination of the application on the basis that the applicant is not reachable (irreperibile).

 

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