Statistics

Poland

Country Report: Statistics Last updated: 16/04/21

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: 2020

  Applicants in 2020 Pending at end 2020 Refugee status Subsidiary protection Rejection Refugee rate Sub. Prot. rate Rejection rate
Total 2,803 3,557 161 222 2,048 6.6% 9.1% 84%
 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Russia 1,283 2,386 15 51 1,295 1.1% 3.7% 95%
Belarus 407 304 8 73 21 7.8% 71.5% 20.5%
Ukraine 317 297 3 18 314 0.9% 5.4% 93.7%
Afghanistan 120 52 5 14 0 26% 73% 0
Tajikistan 87 86 1 26 63 1% 28% 70%
Turkey 74 37 85 0 25 77% 0 22.7%
Georgia 61 65 0 0 57 0 0 100%
Iraq 46 31 0 6 9 0 40% 60%
Syria 40 39 12 2 1 80% 13.3% 6.6%
Kyrgyzstan 30 42 3 0 39 7.1% 0% 92.8%
Armenia 30 28 0 1 15 0% 6.2% 93.7%

 Source: Office for Foreigners, statistics provided upon request

 

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

  Number Percentage
Total number of applicants 2,803
Men 1,663 59%
Women 1,140 40%
Children 1,050 37%
Unaccompanied children 113 4%

Source: Office for Foreigners, statistics provided upon request

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2020

  First instance Appeal
  Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total number of decisions on merits 2,431 1746
Decisions granting international protection 383 15.75% 9 0.5%
 Rejection 2,048 84.25% 1737 99.5%

Source: Office for Foreigners, statistics provided upon request

 

[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