Refugees in Europe

In recent years refugee immigration across Europe has often been presented and understood as a single, momentous wave. To what extent is this true? How does the number of refugees compare to the number of citizens in each European country, and where did they come from?

5 Stateless South-eastern Asia Middle East Africa Southand CentralAmerica Europe Ratio of refugees to citizens (0.24,%) Highest ratio of refugees to citizens (0.88,%) 5 refugees per 10,000 citizens 5 Stateless Southeastern Asia Middle East Africa South andCentral America Europe Ratio of refugees to citizens(0.24,%) Highest ratio of refugees to citizens(0.88,%) 5 refugees per10,000 citizens

Country

Ratio (,absolute value,)

click on the diagram to see the five
most common countries of origin

Eritrea

Afghanistan

Albania

Vietnam

Cuba

6(,15,050,)

6(,14,504,)

5(,11,560,)

3(,9802,)

3(,9254,)

6 refugees per 10,000
citizens come from Eritrea
(,15,050 people,)

Germany

0.88,% (,722,265,)

Syria

Afghanistan

Iraq

Iran

Eritrea

33(,266,250,)

16(,127,010,)

12(,96,115,)

3(,26,425,)

2(,18,855,)

United Kingdom

0.06,% (,38,290,)

Iran

Pakistan

Iraq

Afghanistan

Bangladesh

1(,4780,)

1(,3700,)

1(,3645,)

0(,3100,)

0(,2225,)

France

0.12,% (,75,990,)

Albania

Afghanistan

Sudan

Haiti

Syria

1(,6850,)

1(,6065,)

1(,6055,)

1(,5145,)

1(,4670,)

Italy

0.20,% (,121,185,)

Nigeria

Pakistan

Gambia

Senegal

Côte d'Ivoire

4(,26,550,)

2(,13,470,)

1(,8845,)

1(,7550,)

1(,7435,)

Spain

0.03,% (,15,570,)

Venezuela

Syria

Ukraine

Algeria

Colombia

1(,3960,)

1(,2920,)

1(,2550,)

0(,725,)

0(,610,)

Poland

0.03,% (,9780,)

Russia

Tajikistan

Ukraine

Armenia

Vietnam

2(,7435,)

0(,830,)

0(,595,)

0(,320,)

0(,70,)

Romania

0.01,% (,1855,)

Syria

Iraq

Pakistan

Afghanistan

Eritrea

0(,805,)

0(,460,)

0(,95,)

0(,75,)

0(,45,)

Netherlands

0.11,% (,19,285,)

Syria

Eritrea

Albania

Morocco

Afghanistan

2(,2865,)

1(,1865,)

1(,1665,)

1(,1270,)

1(,1025,)

Belgium

0.13,% (,14,250,)

Syria

Afghanistan

Iraq

Somalia

Guinea

2(,2235,)

2(,2225,)

1(,760,)

1(,725,)

1(,720,)

Greece

0.45,% (,49,875,)

Syria

Iraq

Pakistan

Afghanistan

Albania

24(,26,630,)

4(,4770,)

4(,4420,)

4(,4295,)

1(,1300,)

Czech Republic

0.01,% (,1200,)

Ukraine

Iraq

Cuba

Syria

China

0(,355,)

0(,140,)

0(,80,)

0(,65,)

0(,65,)

Portugal

0.01,% (,710,)

Ukraine

Congo

Guinea

DR Congo

Iraq

0(,140,)

0(,50,)

0(,50,)

0(,40,)

0(,35,)

Sweden

0.23,% (,22,330,)

Syria

Afghanistan

Iraq

Somalia

Stateless

5(,4710,)

2(,2145,)

2(,2045,)

1(,1280,)

1(,985,)

Hungary

0.29,% (,28,215,)

Afghanistan

Syria

Pakistan

Iraq

Iran

11(,10,775,)

5(,4875,)

4(,3650,)

3(,3355,)

1(,1250,)

Austria

0.46,% (,39,860,)

Afghanistan

Syria

Iraq

Pakistan

Iran

13(,11,500,)

10(,8730,)

3(,2735,)

3(,2410,)

3(,2410,)

Switzerland

0.31,% (,25,820,)

Eritrea

Afghanistan

Syria

Somalia

Sri Lanka

6(,5040,)

4(,3185,)

2(,2040,)

2(,1530,)

2(,1315,)

Bulgaria

0.27,% (,18,990,)

Afghanistan

Iraq

Syria

Pakistan

Iran

12(,8645,)

7(,5240,)

4(,2585,)

2(,1775,)

1(,440,)

Denmark

0.11,% (,6055,)

Syria

Afghanistan

Stateless

Iraq

Morocco

2(,1255,)

2(,1110,)

1(,490,)

1(,435,)

1(,325,)

Finland

0.10,% (,5275,)

Iraq

Afghanistan

Syria

Somalia

Eritrea

2(,1080,)

1(,685,)

1(,600,)

1(,425,)

0(,275,)

Slovakia

0.00,% (,100,)

Pakistan

Ukraine

Syria

Afghanistan

Iraq

0(,15,)

0(,15,)

0(,10,)

0(,10,)

0(,10,)

Norway

0.06,% (,3240,)

Eritrea

Syria

Afghanistan

Iraq

Ethiopia

1(,545,)

1(,540,)

1(,365,)

0(,205,)

0(,155,)

Ireland

0.05,% (,2235,)

Syria

Pakistan

Albania

Simbabwe

Nigeria

1(,245,)

0(,235,)

0(,220,)

0(,190,)

0(,175,)

Croatia

0.05,% (,2150,)

Afghanistan

Syria

Iraq

Pakistan

Iran

2(,685,)

1(,335,)

1(,335,)

0(,180,)

0(,140,)

Lithuania

0.01,% (,410,)

Syria

Russia

Iraq

Ukraine

Afghanistan

1(,165,)

0(,50,)

0(,40,)

0(,30,)

0(,30,)

Slovenia

0.06,% (,1265,)

Afghanistan

Syria

Iraq

Pakistan

Iran

2(,410,)

1(,270,)

1(,115,)

1(,105,)

0(,75,)

Latvia

0.02,% (,345,)

Syria

Afghanistan

Russia

India

Pakistan

1(,150,)

0(,35,)

0(,25,)

0(,20,)

0(,20,)

Estonia

0.01,% (,150,)

Syria

Iraq

Albania

Iran

Palestine

0(,45,)

0(,20,)

0(,10,)

0(,10,)

0(,10,)

Cyprus

0.24,% (,2840,)

Syria

Somalia

Pakistan

India

Vietnam

10(,1165,)

2(,225,)

2(,205,)

2(,200,)

1(,150,)

Luxembourg

0.36,% (,2065,)

Syria

Albania

Kosovo

Iraq

Serbia

6(,330,)

4(,220,)

3(,195,)

3(,180,)

3(,150,)

Malta

0.40,% (,1735,)

Libya

Syria

Eritrea

Somalia

Ukraine

15(,655,)

7(,285,)

6(,255,)

5(,225,)

2(,85,)

Iceland

0.33,% (,1105,)

Macedonia

Albania

Iraq

Georgia

Syria

14(,460,)

7(,230,)

2(,75,)

1(,40,)

1(,35,)

Liechtenstein

0.20,% (,75,)

Serbia

Ukraine

China

Albania

Belarus

4(,15,)

3(,10,)

1(,5,)

1(,5,)

1(,5,)