Statistics

Slovenia

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

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Overview of statistical practice

Statistics on asylum procedures are published on the Ministry of the Interior’s website,[1] as well as the website of the Office for Support and Integration of Migrants (UOIM).[2] More comprehensive and detailed statistics are shared by the Ministry with PIC on a monthly basis.

 

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

3,821

329

81

4

128

38%

1.9%

60.1%

 

Breakdown by top 10 countries of origin

 

Algeria

1,060

41

0

0

41

0%

0%

100%

Morocco

741

60

0

0

25

0%

0%

100%

Pakistan

540

21

1

0

8

11.1%

0%

88.9%

Afghanistan

433

23

4

1

1

66.67%

16.67%

16.67%

Bangladesh

176

0

0

0

0

0%

0%

0%

Iran

141

33

8

0

3

72.7%

0%

27.3%

Tunisia

132

11

0

0

5

0%

0%

100%

Iraq

108

19

5

0

1

83.3%

0%

16.7%

Syria

74

15

16

1

0

94.1%

5.9%

0%

Turkey

73

14

28

0

3

90.3%

0%

9.7%

 

Source: Migration Office. It should be noted that, out of the 3,821 applicants who lodged their application in 2019, 3,554 (93%) absconded.

 

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

 

Number

Percentage

Total number of applicants

3,821

100%

Men

3,610

94.5%

Women

211

5.5%

Children

827

21.64%

Unaccompanied children

668

17.5%

Source: Migration Office

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates: 2019

 

In 2019, 113 appeals were lodged by applicants against the Ministry’s decision to reject the application. 15 appeals were lodged at the Supreme Court against the decision of the Administrative Court.[3] The Administrative Court made 90 decisions regarding international protection in 2019. In addition, it made 16 decisions regarding detention of applicants for international protection and 22 decisions in cases where the applicants requested to lodge a subsequent application.

Out of the 90 decisions pertaining to the determination of status the Administrative Court granted refugee status in 9 cases, dismissed the appeal in 16 cases and rejected the appeal in 24 cases.[4]



[1]  Ministry of the Interior, Statistični podatki o mednarodni zaščiti, available in Slovenian at: https://bit.ly/3aGLkyD.

[2]  UOIM, Statistika, available in Slovenian at: https://bit.ly/38EvJOw.

[3]  Only applicants who lodged the application before the new International Protection Act came into force in 2016 can appeal the decision of the Administrative Court.

[4] Official statistics provided by the Migration Office.

 

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