Data series on asylum applications contain statistical information based on Article 4 of the Council Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 with reference to:
Asylum and first time asylum applicants by age, sex and citizenship
Persons subject to applications pending at the end of reference period by age, sex and citizenship
Applications for asylum withdrawn by age, sex and citizenship
Asylum applicants considered to be unaccompanied minors by age, sex and citizenship
These data are supplied to Eurostat by the national Ministries of Interior and related official agencies. Data is presented by country and for groups of countries: the European Union (EU28, EU27) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Data has been rounded to the nearest 5.