Statistics

Netherlands

Country Report: Statistics Last updated: 18/03/21

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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: 2020

 

  First time Applicants in 2020* Pending at end 2020 Refugee status Subsidiary protection Humanitarian protection Rejection Refugee rate Subs. Prot. rate Hum. Prot. rate Rejection rate
Total 13,637 Not available 4,975 2,820 820 4,965 37% 21% 6% 36%
 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Syria 4,022 : 2,600 1,510 55 465 56% 32% 1% 10%
Algeria 993 : 0 0 0 420 0% 0% 0% 100%
Turkey 989 : 1,130 10 330 105 10% 10 % 20% 7%
Morocco 774 : 5 0 5 470 0% 0% 1% 98%
Nigeria 633 : 5 5 0 185 2,5% 2.5% 0% 95%
Unknown 581 : 240 85 30 135 17% 17% 6% 28%
Yemen 410 : 30 550 20 45 85% 85% 3% 7%
Afghanistan 389 : 90 60 105 280 11% 11% 20% 53%
Iran 370 : 285 10 110 435 1% 1% 13% 525%
Eritrea 368 : 5 260 25 150 59% 59% 5% 34%

 

Source: Eurostat. Note that the number of applicants concerns first time applicants and “rejection” covers inadmissibility decisions in Eurostat data. The total number of first time applicants and subsequent applicants was 15,320.

 

Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants*: 2020

 

  Number Percentage
Total number of asylum applicants 13,637  
Men 10,540 (incl.children) 77.29 % (incl.children)
Women 3,120 (incl.children) 22.88 % (incl.children)
Children (<18) 3,175 23.28 %
Unaccompanied children 986 7.23 %

 

Source: Eurostat; IND Asylum Trends.

* It concerns the number of first time applicants.

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2020

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