How Succesful Asylum Seekers Are in the EU?

Asylum Granted (As % of Total Decisions on Asylum Aplications) (%), 2014 or latest
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 32 countries in 2014, Bulgaria ranked the highest in asylum granted as a share of total decisions on asylum aplications with 94.2% followed by Sweden and Cyprus. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 9.37%, Croatia with 10.6% and Liechtenstein with 12.5%.

Data for more countries are available at Asylum Granted (As % of Total Decisions on Asylum Aplications) indicator page.

Asylum Granted (As % of Total Decisions on Asylum Aplications) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 44.0% 41.9% 27.2% 31.7% 26.6%
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 29.3% 17.4% 2.66% 7.87%
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 58.9% 48.0% 41.0% 36.7% 36.2%
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... 41.9% 36.2% 37.5% 41.0% 50.4%
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 48.1% 39.4% 38.1% 29.6% 80.7%
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 52.5% 65.6% 63.8% 55.1% 90.3%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... 52.0% 46.9% 45.5% 43.3% 40.3%
Norway % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34.0% 30.7% 34.3% 42.0% 48.8%
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... 63.6% 52.6% 42.3% 56.5% 43.5%
Romania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.3% 21.1% 16.5% 6.98% 14.2%
Slovakia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 24.3% 56.3% 30.5% 53.5% 43.2%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.13% 16.7% 21.7% 9.76% 16.7%
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.37% 7.81% 21.9% 29.2% 20.2%
Sweden % ... ... ... ... ... 26.6% 29.7% 30.8% 33.0% 39.3%
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 64.2% 56.5% 52.0% 45.2% 25.7%