Asylum Seeker Data

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Top Origin Countries

RankOriginNumber
1Afghanistan36615
2Syria24740
3Serbia and Kosovo24318
4China24099
5Pakistan23215
6Russia21840
7Iraq19121
8Iran19059
9Somalia17790
10Eritrea11843
11Mexico11471
12Nigeria10999
13Georgia10718
14Sri Lanka10104
15The Democratic Republic of the Congo8559
16Macedonia7889
17Albania7688
18India6969
19Turkey6786
20Algeria6710

Top Destination Countries

RankDestinationNumber
1Germany53058
2France34582
3United States34268
4Sweden32395
5United Kingdom19843
6Switzerland17533
7Turkey15894
8Austria14182
9Australia12012
10Belgium11396
11Italy8695
12Canada8370
13Poland8203
14Norway7140
15Greece6046
16Denmark4076
17Finland2226
18Serbia2222
19Malta1926
20Hungary1900
21Romania1660
22Japan1323
23Luxembourg1262
24Spain1210
25Montenegro1189
26Croatia1046
27Cyprus966
28Bulgaria950
29South Korea817
30Ireland559
31Macedonia550
32Lithuania419
33Slovakia391
34Slovenia197
35New Zealand177
36Latvia161
37Czech Republic151
38Portugal114
39Iceland63
40Estonia43
41Bosnia35
42Liechtenstein26
43Albania5
Netherlands

Numbers based on United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Asylum Trends in Industrialized Countries in 2012. No information is reported for the Netherlands.