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: 2020
|(First time) Applicants in 2020||Pending at end of 2020||Refugee status||Subsidiary protection||Rejection||Refugee rate||Sub. Prot. rate||Rejection rate|
Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers
Source: IGI-DAI. “Rejection” only covers negative decisions on the merit of the application. It does not cover inadmissibility decisions. Refugee status and subsidiary protection columns include both first instance procedure and court decisions, according to IGI-DAI.
Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants*: 2020
|Total number of applicants||6,158|
Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2020
Full statistics are not available. In 2020, in first instance 2,480 decisions were issued by IGI-DAI, of which 667 granted a form of international protection (251 refugee status and 416 subsidiary protection), with a recognition rate of 26,89%.
 IGI-DAI, ‘Benchmarks from the Activity of the Police Officers of the General Inspectorate for Immigration, in 2020’, available in Romanian at: https://bit.ly/3bvqdkE.