Statistics

Romania

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

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Overview of statistical practice

 

The General Inspectorate for Immigration (IGI)’s Directorate for Asylum and Integration (DAI) publishes statistical information in its annual reports.

 

Applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2019

 

 

Applicants in 2019*

Pending at end 2019

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Sub. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

2,587

722

287

276

 

 

 

 

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Iraq

686

223

33

42

149

7.1%

9%

32%

Syria

460

142

145

170

10

45.5%

53.4%

3.1%

Afghanistan

200

47

22

15

49

14.3%

9.8%

32%

Algeria

130

44

:

:

:

:

:

:

Iran

127

38

16

0

44

17.9%

:

49.4%

Somalia

120

24

41

14

24

42.7%

14.5%

25%

Bangladesh

112

:

2

0

99

 

 

 

Turkey

102

30

:

:

 

 

 

 

Morocco

81

27

:

:

 

 

 

 

Tunisia

53

:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: IGI-DAI. According to IGI-DAI’s Annual Activity Report of 2019 the total number of applicantions was 2592.

* This concerns only first time applicants. In case of subsequent application, the applicant is not considered an asylum seeker. Only when granted access to a new procedure, the person will be considered as an asylum seeker.


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

 

 

Number

Percentage

Total number of applicants

2587

 

Men

2041

78.8 %

Women

546

21.1%

Children

 

Unaccompanied children

189

7.3 %

 

Source: IGI-DAI

*This concerns only first time applicants. In case of subsequent applications, the applicant is not considered an asylum seeker. Only when granted access to a new procedure, the person will be considered as an asylum seeker.

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2019

 

In first instance 1,183 decision were issued, of which 563 granted a form of international protection (287 refugee status and 276 subsidiary protection), with a recognition rate of 47.6%.

Full statistics are not available. A total of 598 appeals were lodged and 364 decisions were taken on appeals.[1]

As regards onwards appeals, there were 256 decisions on appeals against Regional Court decisions in 2019, of which 42 were positive (14 refugee status and 28 subsidiary protection).[2]




[1]Information provided by IGI-DAI, 14 February 2020.

[2]Ibid.

 

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the first report
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation