• From 1998 to 2021, 3,014 asylum seekers applied for international protection in Latvia.
  • A total of 225 persons have been granted refugee status, while 569 persons have been granted subsidiary protection status.

Asylum statistics

01.01.1998. – 31.12.2020

Year

Asylum seeker

Refugee statu

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

2020 147 8 17

TOTAL

3014

225

569

  • The main countries of origin of asylum seekers in 2019 - Azerbaijan, Russia, India, Georgia, Ukraine.
  • The main countries of origin of asylum seekers in 2020 - Belarus, Russian Federation, Syria.