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3.3 Refugees and migrants in Europe: Information from some countries

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Austria

 

Population: 8,599,158

Official languages: German, Slovenian, Croatian, Hungarian

 

 

Migrant information

Foreign-born[1] proportion of the total population: 22.1%

Top countries of origin of refugees: Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Asylum applications since 2015: 89,098 (2015), 42,285 (2016), 21,130 (2017)

Successful asylum claims: 14,413 (2015), 22,307 (2016)

 

Sports

Most popular sports: Football, tennis, skiing

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Football, martial arts, cricket

 

Description: https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2016/06/30/16/36/belgium-1489362_960_720.pngBelgium

 

Population: 11,250,000

Official language: Dutch, French, German

 

 

Migrant information           

Foreign-born proportion of the total population: 15.5%

Number of refugees in the country: Information not available

Top countries of origin of refugees: Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq

Asylum applications since 2015: 35,476 (2015), 18,710 (2016)

Successful asylum claims: 10,800 (2015), 15,478 (2016), 11, 564 (2017)

                                   

Sports

Most popular sports: Cycling, running, swimming, football

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Football, basketball, martial arts

 

 

Description: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/72/Flag_map_of_Bulgaria.svg/797px-Flag_map_of_Bulgaria.svg.pngBulgaria

 

Population: 7,074,445

Official languages: Bulgarian

 

Migrant information

Foreign-born proportion of the total population: 1%

Number of refugees in the country: 3,007

Top countries of origin of refugees: Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq

Asylum applications since 2015: 42,819

Successful asylum claims: 8,443

                                   

Sports

Most popular sports: Football, volleyball, martial arts

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Football, table tennis, basketball, volleyball

 

Description: https://openclipart.org/image/2400px/svg_to_png/249272/Finland_stub_POL.pngFinland

 

Population: 5,509,984

Official languages: Finnish, Swedish

 

 

Migrant information

Foreign-born proportion of the total population: 6.6%

Number of refugees in the country: 15,845 (2015)

Top countries of origin of refugees: Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria

Asylum applications since 2015: 32,476 (2015), 5,657 (2016), 4,301 (2017)

Successful asylum claims: 12,921 (2015-2017)

                                   

Sports

Most popular sports: Ice-hockey, football, floorball

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Football

 

Description: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1a/Flag-map_of_Germany.svg/2000px-Flag-map_of_Germany.svg.pngGermany

 

Population: 82,800,000

Official language: German

 

 

Migrant information

Foreign-born proportion of the total population: 12.5%

Number of refugees in the country: 321,371 (2015), 890,000 (2016)

Top countries of origin of refugees: Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan

Asylum applications since 2015: 476,649 (2015), 745,545 (2016); 222,683 (2017)

Successful asylum claims: 137,136 (2015), 256,136 (2016), 123,909 (2017)

                                   

Sports

Most popular sports: Football, athletics, boxing

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Martial arts, football, cricket

 

Description: Bildergebnis für outline map flag serbiaSerbia

 

Population: 7,040,272

Official language: Serbian

 

 

Migrant information

Foreign-born proportion of the total population: 12.72%

Number of refugees in the country: 4,585

Top countries of origin of refugees: Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria

Asylum applications since 2015: 585 (2015), 577 (2016), 193 (2017)

Successful asylum claims: 85 (since January 2015)

 

Sports

Most popular sports: Football, basketball, tennis

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Cricket, football

 

 

Description: File:Silhouette Spain with Flag.svgSpain

Population: 46,528,966

Official languages: Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque

 

 

Migrant information

Foreign-born proportion of the total population: 9.5%

Number of refugees in the country: 1,980 (2017)

Top countries of origin of refugees: Syria, Ukraine, Palestine

Asylum applications since 2015: 1,716 (2015), 15,755 (2016)

Successful asylum claims: 105 (2015), 355 (2016); Subsidiary protection was provided to 6,500 refugees

                                   

Sports

Most popular sports: Football, basketball, cycling

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Football, basketball, cricket

 

 

Description: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b1/Flag-Map_of_Sweden.svg/2000px-Flag-Map_of_Sweden.svg.pngSweden

 

Population: 10,081,400

Official language: Swedish

 

 

Migrant information

Foreign-born proportion of the total population: 17%

Number of refugees in the country: 16,596 (arrived in 2017)

Top countries of origin of refugees: Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq

Asylum applications since 2015: 162,877 (2015), 28,939 (2016); 16,596 (Jan – Aug 2017)

Successful asylum claims:

                                   

Sports

Most popular sports: Football, golf, athletics

The most popular sports of the largest refugee groups: Football, martial arts

 

[1] Foreign-born people are those born outside of their country of residence. So, this includes migrants and refugees, and also others who have moved to the new country in the past.

 

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