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Asylum Applications Lodged in Industrialized Countries

by UNHCR, Oct. 18, 2011

from "Asylum Levels and Trends in Industrialized Countries: Statistical overview of asylum applications lodged in Europe and selected non-European countries"

  2009 2010 2011 First Semester Change '11-'10

Originally
from Sri Lanka

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2,938 2,498 2,528 2,619
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2,134 2,059 2,468 2,412
Q1 Q2
2,202 1,930
'10-'09 '11-'10 '11-'09
-23% -1% -24%
Q3Q4/Q1Q2
-15
To EU
1,876 1,542 1,424 1,583
1,457 1,241 1,298 1,703
1,711 1,473
-21% 18% -7%
6
To Canada & US
292 261 256 333
221 241 721 225
249 197
-16% -3% -19%
-53%

 

First Quarter 2011

From Sri Lanka to

Australia 59
Belgium 48
Canada 174
Cyprus 30
Finland 6
France 827
Germany 131
Greece 12
Italy 24
Japan 7
Netherlands 44
Norway 14
Rep. of Korea 6
Spain 13
Sweden 10
Switzerland 146
UK 555
USA 75