Asylum applications

The number of asylum applications in Austria in 2016 was 42 285, less than half than in 2015 (88 340). The most important countries of origin were (citizenship of applicants in descending order): Afghanistan (11 794), Syria (8 773), Iraq (2 862). Significantly less asylum seekers were citizens of Iran (2 460), Pakistan (2 496), Nigeria (1 855) and Somalia (1 537). Stateless people posed 1 149 applications.

In 2016 22 307 people were recognised as refugees in Austria, compared to 14 413 in the year before. The most important countries of origin were (citizenship of newly recognised refugees in descending order): Syria (15 528), Afghanistan (1 756), Iraq (1 328), Somalia (494), Russian Federation (mainly Chechnya; 460) and Iran (439). Some 1 690 stateless people were recognised as refugees in Austria in 2015.

More detailed information on this subject can be found on the homepage of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (available in German only).

Applications for Asylum in Austria 2000-2016 by citizenship
Refugees recognised in Austria 2000-2016 by citizenship

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