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Total asylum influx in August 2.856

​In August 2018 the total asylum influx (the total of first and repeated asylum applications and applications for family members of asylum status holders) was 2.856. In July the total asylum influx was 2.826.

The total number of first asylum applications in August amounted to 2.034. In July there were 1.920. The top 3 nationalities applying for the first time consists of Syrian (336), Iran (199) and Turkish (145) people. The number of repeated asylum applications amounted to 460. That is an increase compared to July (343). The number of family members that came to live with asylum status holders decreased from 563 to 362.

The appendices include the relocation and resettlement figures and asylum figures from Eurostat.

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