Statistics on refugees and asylum-seekers in Northern Europe

The latest UNHCR Northern Europe factsheets provide a statistical overview concerning asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons in the region.

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How many asylum-seekers arrived last year to the different Northern European countries?

Who are they and where did they come from? How many were granted protection and how many refugees arrived under the resettlement program?

The latest UNHCR Northern Europe factsheets – covering Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden – provide an overview of 2018 concerning asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons in the region.

The fact sheets also show the numbers of arrivals, resettlement cases, the percentage and total number of people granted protection, as well as arrivals in the different countries over the last five years.

You can download the full set of Northern Europe country factsheets (in English) here: