In February the total asylum influx (first asylum applications, repeated requests for asylum and family members of asylum status holders) was 2.,59. As such it was - with the exception of September 2017 (2,157) - the lowest number in the past 12 months.
First and repeated asylum applications
The total number of first asylum applications (1,201) decreased compared to January (1,513). In the past 12 months, the number of first asylum applications was approximately 1,253 per month.
The total number of repeated asylum applications increased in February compared to the previous month (February 252: January 188).
Family members of asylum status holders may be eligible for a residence permit under certain conditions. The number of family members of asylum status holders arriving in the Netherlands
in February shows an increase compared to the previous month (February 706: January 695).
Relocation, resettlement and Eurostat asylum figures
The appendices include the relocation and resettlement figures and asylum figures from Eurostat.