Statistics

Netherlands

Author

Dutch Council for Refugees - VluchtelingenWerk Nederland

Overview of statistical practice

The most relevant statistics are made available on a monthly basis by the IND: IND Asylum Trends.

 

Table 1: (First time) applications and granting of protection status at first instance: 2016

 

Applicants in 2016

Pending applications in 2016

Refugee status

Subsidiary protection

Humanitarian protection

Rejection

Refugee rate

Subs. Prot. rate

Hum. Prot. rate

Rejection rate

Total

20,700

12,245

9,470

10,705

365

8,065

33.1%

37.4%

1.3%

28.2%

 

Breakdown by countries of origin of the total numbers

 

Syria

2,158

1,200

6,735

6,130

30

395

50.7%

46.1%

0.2%

3%

Albania

1,664

100

0

0

0

795

0%

0%

0%

100%

Eritrea

1,497

680

40

3,060

20

125

1.2%

94.4%

0.6%

3.8%

Morocco

1,271

425

10

0

0

240

0.4%

0%

0%

99.6%

Afghanistan

1,026

1,950

140

340

100

1,090

8.4%

20.4%

6%

65.2%

Algeria

980

375

0

0

0

160

0%

0%

0%

100%

Serbia

938

50

0

0

0

560

0%

0%

0%

100%

Iraq

888

1,750

135

800

45

1,050

6.6%

39.4%

2.2%

51.8%

Iran

884

1,505

355

25

50

395

43%

3%

6.1%

47.9%

Georgia

578

255

5

0

0

135

3.6%

0%

0%

96.4%

Source: IND; Eurostat (rounded).

 

Gender/age breakdown of the total number of applicants: 2016

 

Number

Percentage

Total number of first time applicants*

20,700

-

Men

14,315

69.1%

Women

6,380

30.9%

Children

6,175

11.7%

Unaccompanied children

1,707

8.2%

Source: IND; Eurostat.

 

Comparison between first instance and appeal decision rates 2016

 

First instance

Appeal

 

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

Total number of decisions

 

 

 

 

Positive decisions

 

 

 

 

  1. Refugee status

 

 

 

 

  1. Subsidiary protection

 

 

 

 

  1. Humanitarian protection

 

 

 

 

Negative decisions

 

 

 

 

Source: Eurostat.

About AIDA

The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of international protection across 20 countries.