Asylum Trends for July 2019

In July, the total influx of asylum seekers (first and repeat asylum applications as well as for family reunification) was 2.637. This is an increase compared to June, when the total influx was 2.359.  

First asylum applications

The number of first asylum applications in July was 1.971. This is an increase compared to June: 1.697. The top 5 countries from which most first asylum applications came were: Syria (303), Nigeria (237), Turkey (154), Iran (106) and unknown (103). This last category concerns persons whose nationality could not be defined by the first registration (nationality: unknown).

Repeat asylum applications and family reunification

The number of repeat asylum applications in July was 209. This is a decrease compared to July (246). The top 5 countries of origin for asylum seekers submitting a repeat asylum application were: Afghanistan (41), Algeria, Iran and Morocco (16), Syria (14).

The number of repeat asylum applications in the month July (457) again shows an increase compared to the previous month (416). The top 5 countries of people entering the Netherlands in July for family reunification are Eritrea (248), Syria (105), Jemen (22), Turkey (17) and stateless (16).

Unaccompanied minor asylum seekers (AMV)

The number of asylum applications submitted by unaccompanied minor asylum seekers (AMV) was 101. This is an increase compared to June (79). The top 5 countries of origin are Syria (29), Morocco (19), Eritrea (9), Guinea (7) and Gambia (6)

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