Asylum Trends 2015

Asylum Trends December 2015: Influx of asylum in 2015 almost two times higher than in 2014

The total inflow of asylum seekers in 2015, consisting of first asylum applications, repeated requests  for asylum and family members of asylum status holders was 58 880.

Asylum Trends November 2015: Influx of asylum five times higher than in November 2014

Most of them (675) have the EU, Norway and Switzerland In the first nine months of 2015 Germany proved again to be the most popular destination for asylum seekers in Europe.

Asylum Trends October 2015: The number of repeated asylum applications has decreased in October

In October 2015 registered its first IND 9,995 asylum applications, more than half more than in September (6434). Asylum applications are reported in the month in which the relevant application has been registered. The identification arrears are currently being run, this is the October picture distorted.

Asylum Trends September 2015: In the first seven months of 2015 Germany proved again to be the most popular destination for asylum seekers in Europe

In September 2015 received IND 6442 first asylum (in August 5343), more than two times more than in July (2987). The high inflow is mostly caused by Syrian and Eritrean asylum seekers (respectively 4063 and 763 requests in September). The number of applications of unaccompanied minors has more than doubled (711 in September to 464 in August and 308 in July).

Asylum Trends August 2015: Influx of asylum increased further for the number of first asylum applications 

In August 2015 received the first IND 5,358 asylum requests, almost 80% more than in July (2992). The high inflow is mostly caused by Syrian and Eritrean asylum seekers (respectively 2,838 and 1,273 applications in August). The number has risen applications of unaccompanied minors (498 in August from 316 in July).

Asylum Trends July 2015: Total monthly influx of asylum seekers in July over two thousand

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Trends July 2016 First asylum applications in the Netherlands Source: METiS
Asylum Trends June 2015: Influx of asylum increased in the number of first asylum applications.

In June 2015 the IND received 2937 first asylum: A third more than in May 2015 (2250)

The increase is mostly due to Syrian and Eritrean asylum seekers (respectively 737 and 1,248 applications in June). The increase in the number of unaccompanied minors to comply with (299 in June, 223 in May, 81 in april).

Asylum Trends May 2015: Double as many initial asylum applications as in April 2015

Within the last month was the first IND 2,252 asylum applications - a doubling compared to April (1127). The increase is mostly caused by Eritrean and Syrian asylum seekers. The number of unaccompanied minors, mainly from Eritrea, increased significantly (237 in May, 78 in April).

April 2015 asylum trends: Number of initial asylum applications on the rise

In April 2015, the IND received 1,086 first asylum applications, 34% more than in March (808). The number of first asylum applications from Syrian asylum seekers (236 in April) is still considerably lower than in the last quarter of 2014 (average 1060 per month).

Asylum Trends March 2015: In the past month March 2015 the IND received 800 initial asylum applications, 8% more than in February (741)

The number of first asylum applications from Syrian asylum seekers (192 in March) is still substantially lower than in the last quarter of 2014.

Asylum Trends February 2015: Further decrease in the number of Syrian and stateless asylum seekers

In February 2015 583 family members of asylum seekers travelled to the Netherlands (These applications are not reflected in the asylum trends).

Asylum Trends January 2015

Due to a phase transition, it is temporarily not possible to make comparisons with data from previous years. In this version of the report Asylum Trends alone data in 2015.‚Äč

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