Which Country Deals with Most Asylum Seekers?

Asylum Applicants (persons), 2014
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 32 countries in 2014, Germany ranked the highest in asylum applicants with 202,645 persons followed by Sweden and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Liechtenstein with 65.0 persons, Estonia with 155 persons and Iceland with 170 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Asylum Applicants indicator page.

Asylum Applicants Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Austria persons 12,715 15,780 11,045 14,420 17,415
Belgium persons 15,165 21,615 26,080 31,910 28,075
Bulgaria persons ... ... ... 745 855 1,025 890 1,385
Denmark persons 2,350 3,720 5,065 3,945 6,045
France persons 41,840 47,620 52,725 57,330 61,440
Germany persons 26,845 32,910 48,475 53,235 77,485
Greece persons 19,885 15,925 10,275 9,310 9,575
Hungary persons ... ... ... 3,175 4,665 2,095 1,690 2,155
Italy persons 30,140 17,640 10,000 40,315 17,335
Netherlands persons 15,250 16,135 15,100 14,590 13,095
Norway persons ... 14,395 17,125 10,015 8,990 9,675
Poland persons 8,515 10,590 6,540 6,885 10,750
Sweden persons 24,785 24,175 31,850 29,650 43,855
Switzerland persons 16,520 15,900 15,425 23,615 28,400
United Kingdom persons ... 31,665 24,335 26,915 28,800