Asylum statistics of November 2011
The CGRS has published the statistics of November (PDF, 426.7 Kb). Some remarks on these statistics:
- In November 2011, 2318 asylum applications were filed in Belgium, which implies a decrease of 11% in comparison with October 2011.
- In November, the main countries of origin were Guinea (10.3 % of the total number of asylum applications), Afghanistan (8.9 %), Iraq (8.3 %), Russia (7.3 %) and the DR Congo (5.0 %). Albania, Pakistan, Kosovo, Serbia and Nepal complete the top 10 of the countries of origin.
- The number of asylum applications originating from the Balkans (mainly Albania, Kosovo and Serbia) dropped considerably in comparison with October 2011.
- The number of unaccompanied minors also dropped in November 2011.