Statistics

Poland

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

Author

Independent

Overview of statistical practice

 

Statistics are provided by the Head of the Office for Foreigners on a weekly basis and are available on their website.[1] Also the Head of the Office for Foreigners prepares every year an annual report on migration situation in Poland. The statistics presented below were provided upon request.

 

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2019

 

 

Applicants in 2019

Pending at end 2019

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Subs. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

4,096

3,364

131

130

1,730

6.58%

6.53%

86.89%

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Russia

2,614

2,447

8

68

961

0.77%

6.56%

92.67%

Ukraine

434

301

4

11

357

1.07%

2.96%

95.97%

Tajikistan

113

106

8

21

61

8.89%

23.33%

67.78%

Iraq

32

18

14

3

14

45.16%

9,68%

45.16%

Armenia

46

25

0

0

28

0

0

100%

Turkey

123

73

49

0

7

87.5%

0

12.5%

Georgia

86

69

0

0

39

0

0

100%

Belarus

37

29

3

0

31

8.82%

0

91.18%

Iran

52

22

19

0

20

48.72%

0

51.28%

Afghanistan

62

13

3

8

1

25%

66.67%

8.33%

Source: Office for Foreigners

 

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

 

 

Number

Percentage

Total number of applicants

4,096

100%

Men

1,338

32.7%

Women

951

23.2%

Children

1,807

44.1%

Unaccompanied children

105

2.5%

Source: Office for Foreigners

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2019

 

 

First instance

Appeal

 

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Total decisions (persons)

1,991

100%

1,627

100%

Positive decisions

261

13,1%

11

0.7%

  • Refugee status

131

6,6%

4

0.2%

  • Subsidiary protection

130

6,5%

7

0.4%

Negative decisions

1,730

86,9%

1,616

99.3%

Source: Office for Foreigners. The number of negative decisions at appeal reflects the number of first instance negative decisions which were upheld on appeal. This number includes appeals against decisions granting subsidiary protection status with the aim of obtaining refugee status.

 



[1]  Office for Foreigners, Weekly report, available (in Polish) at: http://bit.ly/2l6FUCB.

 

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