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Asylum decisions in the EU - EU Member States granted protection to more than 185 000 asylum seekers in 2014 - Syrians remain the main beneficiaries

Brussels, 12 May 2015

The 27 EU Member States for which data are available granted protection status to 185 000 asylum seekers in 2014, up by almost 50% compared with 2013. Since 2008, more than 750 000 asylum seekers have been granted protection status in the EU.

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STAT/15/4961

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