Statistics

Netherlands

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

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Overview of statistical practice

 

The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) publishes Asylum Trends with statistics on asylum and family reunification applications on a monthly basis.[1] These do not indicate decisions on asylum applications, however.

 

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2019

 

 

Applicants in 2019*

Pending at end 2019

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Humanitarian protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Subs. Prot. rate

Hum. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

22,533

Not available

2,455

1,830

560

8,095

18.9%

14.1%

4.3%

62.5%

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Syria

3,675

:

850

825

10

475

39.3%

38.1%

0.4%

21.9%

Nigeria

2,102

:

10

0

0

200

4.7%

0%

0%

95%

Iran

1,534

:

265

10

100

580

27.7%

1 %

10.4%

60.7%

Turkey

1,251

:

600

35

285

100

58.8%

3.4%

27.9%

9.8%

Algeria

1,211

:

0

0

0

520

0%

0%

0%

100%

Moldova

1,207

:

0

0

0

430

0%

0%

0%

100%

Morocco

1,062

:

10

0

5

605

1.6%

0%

0.8%

97.5%

Unknown

870

:

120

20

15

205

33.3%

5.5%

4.1%

56.9%

Yemen

645

:

20

405

5

35

4.3%

87%

1%

7.5%

Iraq

621

:

50

65

15

645

6.4%

8.3%

1.9%

83%

 

Source: Eurostat. Note that the number of applicants concerns first time applicants and “rejection” covers inadmissibility decisions in Eurostat data.


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

 

 

Number

Percentage

Total number of asylum applicants

22.533

 

Men

16.055

71%

Women

6.425

28.5%

Children (<18)

5.185

23%

Unaccompanied children

1.046

4.6%

 

Source: Eurostat; IND Asylum Trends.

* It concerns the number of first time applicants.

 

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2019

 

The number of appeal decisions is not available.

                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 



[1]IND, Asylum trends, available at: http://bit.ly/2jPWOVX.

 

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