1,176 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2020 in Finland – according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Afghanistan, Turkey and from Iraq. A total of 2,101 decisions have been made on initial applications.
How many refugees has Finland taken?
In 2014 Finland took 1,030 quota refugees, and an additional 3,651 people sought asylum. Of the asylum seekers, 1,346 were positive and 2,050 negative.
What are the top 3 refugee countries?
More than two thirds of all refugees under UNHCR’s mandate and Venezuelans displaced abroad come from just five countries (as of end-2020). Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees, with nearly 3.7 million people.
Welcome to UNHCR’s Refugee Population Statistics Database.
Is Finland good for immigrants?
Canada is one of the most popular destinations for migrants. But Finland is one of those Scandinavian countries that is always finishing really high up in the quality of life indices, often finishing near or above Canada.
How much money do refugees get in Finland?
Finland will receive a lump sum of EUR 10,000 for every refugee resettled under the refugee quota for 2020.
What is the black population in Finland?
Pop. As of 31 December 2020, according to Statistics Finland, the total number of people in Finland with a close African background is 57,496, which is 1.0% of the population of Finland. 47,041 (81.8%) of them are from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Is it expensive to live in Finland?
Average living costs in Finnish cities
In Finland, you will need between 700 – 900 EUR/month, depending on the area in which you will live. Helsinki is the most expensive city, while Laaperanta, Pori and Tampere are known as the most affordable student cities.
Does Finland take refugees?
Each year Finland receives a quota of refugees and asylum may also be applied for in Finland. For further information, read quota refugees and applying for asylum.
What are the top 5 refugee hosting countries?
In 2019, more than two-thirds of all refugees came from just five countries: Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar.
Which country has the most refugees in Europe?
The EU countries that hosted the largest numbers of refugees at the end of 2014 were France (252,000), Germany (217,000), Sweden (142,000) and the United Kingdom (117,000).