5.1.1 Asylum applicants by Top 5 countries of citizenship of the applicant on NUTS level 0

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Country Top 5 countries of citizenship 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Austria Total 30 127 39 354a 32 359 24 634 22 461 13 349 11 921 12 841 15 821 11 012 14 416
Afghanistan 12 955 6 651 2 357 X X 699 761 1 382 2 237 1 582 3 609
Georgia X X X 1 731 X X X X 975 X X
India 1 802 3 366 2 822 1 839 1 530 X X X X 433 X
Iraq 2 118 4 466 X X X X X X X X 484
Kosovo X X X X X X X 892 1 332 622 X
Moldova X X X X 1 210 902 545 X X X X
Nigeria X X X 1 828 X X X 535 837 573 X
Pakistan X X X X X X X X X X 949
Russian Federation X X 6 706 6 172 4 355 2 441 2 676 3 435 3 559 2 322 2 314
Serbia X X X X X 2 515 1 760 810 X X X
Serbia and Montenegro X 4 723 2 526 2 835 4 403 X X X X X X
Somalia X X X X X X X X X X 610
Turkey 1 868 3 561 2 854 X 1 064 668 659 X X X X
Yugoslavia 1 637 X X X X X X X X X X
Other 9 747 16 587 15 094 10 229 9 899 6 124 5 520 5 787 6 881 5 480 6 450
Bulgaria Total 2 428 2 888 1 549 1 127 822 639 975 746 853 1 025 890
Afghanistan 1 081 864 525 426 385 292 77 55 58 58 92
Iraq 720 946 211 X 50 71 533 350 307 452 344
Armenia 160 364 196 86 60 68 64 70 39 62 X
Iran 139 142 97 X X 31 33 X 50 X X
Sudan 68 X X X X X X X X X X
Nigeria X 364 X 82 X 20 X X X X X
Algeria X X 155 X X X X X X X X
Stateless X X X 85 X X 80 67 125 100 68
India X X X 69 54 X X X X X X
Pakistan X X X X 45 X X X X X X
Syrian Arab Republic X X X X X X X 20 X 52 85
Somalia X X X X X X X X X X 42
Other 260 208 365 379 228 157 188 184 274 301 259
Hungary Total 9 555 6 410 2 400 1 600 1 610 2 115 3 420 3 120 4 675 2 105 1 695
Afghanistan 4 310 2 350 470 X X X X X 1 195 700 660
Bangladesh 1 515 360 X X X X X X X X X
Iraq 1 015 2 010 350 X X X 135 X X X X
Somalia 300 215 X X X X X 185 X X 60
Sierra Leone 295 X X X X X X X X X X
Georgia X X 205 290 115 175 130 165 115 70 X
Iran X X 170 X X X X X X X X
Turkey X X 125 125 X X X X 115 X X
Serbia and Montenegro X X X 180 245 385 X X X X X
Vietnam X 180 X 105 320 405 860 X X X X
Nigeria X X X 75 90 110 X X X X X
China X X X X 175 275 420 X X X X
Serbia X X X X X X 910 325 535 65 X
Pakistan X X X X X X X 245 X X 120
Kosovo X X X X X X X 1 265 1 785 380 210
Palestine X X X X X X X X X 225 X
Syria X X X X X X X X X X 90
Algeria X X X X X X X X X X 60
Other 2 120 1 295 1 080 825 665 765 965 935 930 665 495
Italy Total 9 519 13 320 15 883 17 005 17 833 14 932 16 079 i 7 300 10 336 42 672
Yugoslavia 1 458 2 504 2 291 2 429 3 537 3 250 3 943 i 111 625 X
Albania 662 657 604 579 584 X X i X X X
Iran 462 523 519 533 X 512 514 i X X X
Romania 369 X 497 553 710 525 X i X X X
Etiopia 253 X X X 662 531 599 i X X X
Sri Lanka X 979 711 X X X X i X X X
Nigeria X 518 X 766 993 764 868 i 1 524 1 667 3 417
Bangladesh X X X X X X 466 i 128 X 821
Ghana X X X X X X X i 308 460 1 896
Pakistan X X X X X X X i 263 718 2 940
Senegal X X X X X X X i X 136 1 179
Other 6 315 8 139 11 261 12 145 11 347 9 350 9 689 i 4 966 6 730 32 419
Romania Total 2 280 1 000 885 545 485 380 660 1 175 965 880 1 725
Algeria X X X X X X X X X X 460
Tunisia X X X X X X X X X X 220
Morocco X X X X X X X X X X 205
Pakistan X X X X 35 15 X 255 100 65 145
Afghanistan 775 X X X X X X X 95 120 110
Moldova X X X X X X X X 135 115 X
Iraq 625 350 245 65 70 70 245 180 95 65 X
China X 90 165 85 45 45 25 X X 65 X
Turkey X X X 45 30 25 40 75 85 X X
Bangladesh X 65 X X 50 X X 175 X X X
India 155 125 155 65 X X X 135 X X X
Serbia X X X X X X 185 X X X X
Somalia 170 X 60 40 X 50 30 X X X X
Iran 100 X 50 X X X X X X X X
Sudan X 45 X X X X X X X X X
Other 455 325 210 245 255 175 135 355 455 450 585
Serbia Total X X X X X X X X 181 215 248
Afghanistan iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii 132 125 165
Sri Lanka iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii 17 X X
Iran iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii 11 X X
Guinea iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii 4 X X
Iraq iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii 3 24 X
Palestine iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii X 29 10
Congo iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii X 6 X
Somalia iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii X 16 48
Tunis iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii X X 4
Holland iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii X X 4
Other iii iii iii iii iii iii iii iii 14 15 17
Slovakia Total 8 151 9 743 10 358 11 395 3 549 2 849 2 643 909 822 541 491
Afghanistan 4 315 1 669 627 X X X X X X 76 75
India 1 111 1 611 1 653 2 969 561 704 619 88 57 44 X
Iraq 990 1 245 X X X 206 X X X X X
Bangladesh 429 1 032 X X 277 X X X X X X
Pakistan 176 X X X X X 650 109 168 X X
China X 1 764 1 080 1 271 280 X X X X X X
Russian Federation X X 2 653 2 413 1 037 464 307 100 72 66 38
Armenia X X 758 X X X X X X X X
Georgia X X X 989 X 210 134 119 98 63 62
Republic of Moldova X X X 826 309 385 208 113 73 42 41
Somalia X X X X X X X X X X 78
Other 1 130 2 422 3 587 2 927 1 085 880 725 380 354 250 197
Slovenia Total 1 511 640 1 101 1 208 1 674 579 434 260 202 246 358
Turkey 379 73 192 187 230 65 39 75 15 32 51
Iran 272 54 88 X X X X 12 X X X
Iraq 214 132 190 X X X X X X X X
Serbia and Montenegro 205 91 181 394 562 279 X X X X X
Macedonia 90 X X 65 X 27 20 X X X X
Algeria X 54 X X X X X X X X X
Georgia X X 68 X X X X X X X X
Albania X X X 195 145 32 21 X X X X
Bosnia-Herzegovina X X X 109 236 49 22 16 41 28 X
Bangladesh X X X X 164 X X X X X X
Serbia X X X X X X 237 58 19 15 X
Kosovo X X X X X X X 23 28 20 X
Afganistan X X X X X X X X 12 31 67
Pakistan X X X X X X X X X X 28
Tunisia X X X X X X X X X X 25
Somalia X X X X X X X X X X 20
Other 351 236 382 258 337 127 95 76 87 120 167
a16,145 applications from Pakistan not included. 

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