Latvijas Republikas Iekšlietu Ministrijas
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ASYLUM SEEKERS

Statistics of 2019

  • In year 2019 there have been 37 refugee statuses granted and 14 alternative statuses granted.
  • Main countries of origin of asylum seekers in 2019 - Azerbaijan, Russia, India, Georgia and Ukraine.
  • From 1998 to 2019, 2867 asylum seekers applied for international protection in Latvia (176 in 2018).
  • A total of 217 persons have been granted refugee status and 552 persons have subsidiary protection status.

Asylum statistics

01.01.1998 – 31.12.2019

Year

Asylum seekers

Refugee status

Alternative status

1998

58

2

-

1999

22

4

-

2000

5

1

-

2001

14

1

-

2002

30

-

3

2003

5

-

6

2004

7

-

-

2005

20

-

-

2006

8

2

8

2007

34

5

3

2008

51

2

1

2009

52

5

6

2010

61

7

18

2011

335

9

18

2012

189

10

20

2013

185

14

21

2014

364

3

21

2015

 328

 6  23

2016

350

47

107

2017

395

39

259

2018

176

23

24

2019

178

37

14

TOTAL

2867

217

552

 

 

 

 

 

 

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