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EU redistribution numbers for asylum seekers, refugees

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(BRUSSELS) - The European Commission on Wednesday asked Member Sates to admit 20,000 Syrian refugees from outside Europe and process another 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea landing in Italy and Greece.

The distribution would be bound by complex rules: national economic output, population, unemployment rates and the number of refugees already admitted to an individual country.

For the 20,000 Syrian refugees, the distribution is as follows.

Austria: 2.22 per cent or 444 people

Belgium: 2.45 per cent or 490 people

Bulgaria: 1.08 per cent or 216 people

Croatia: 1.58 per cent or 315 people

Cyprus: 0.34 per cent or 69 people

Czech Republic: 2.63 per cent or 525 people

Estonia: 1.63 per cent or 326 people

Finland: 1.46 per cent or 293 people

France: 11.87 per cent or 2,375 people

Germany: 15.43 per cent or 3,086 people

Greece: 1.61 per cent or 323 people

Hungary: 1.53 percent or 307 people

Italy: 9.94 per cent or 1,989 people

Latvia: 1.10 per cent or 220 people

Lithuania: 1,03 per cent or 207 people

Luxembourg: 0.74 per cent or 147 people

Malta: 0.60 per cent or 121 people

Netherlands: 3,66 per cent percent or 732 people

Poland: 4.81 per cent or 962 people

Portugal: 3.52 per cent or 704 people

Romania: 3.29 per cent or 657 people

Slovakia: 1.60 per cent or 319 people

Slovenia: 1.03 per cent or 207 people

Spain: 7,75 per cent or 1,549 people

Sweden: 2,46 per cent or 491 people

For the 24,000 asylum seekers transferred from Italy, the distribution is as follows:

   Country         Percentage     Seekers
   Germany         21.91 per cent    5,258
   France          16.88 per cent    4,051
   Spain           10.72 per cent    2,573
   Poland          6.65 per cent     1,595
   Netherlands     5.12 per cent     1,228 
   Romania         4.26 per cent     1,023 
   Portugal        4.25 per cent     1,021
   Sweden          3.42 per cent       821
   Belgium         3.41 per cent       818
   Czech Republic  3.32 per cent       797
   Austria         3.03 per cent       728
   Hungary         2.07 per cent       496 
   Finland         1.98 per cent       475
   Slovakia        1.96 per cent       471 
   Croatia         1.87 per cent       448
   Estonia         1.85 per cent       443 
   Bulgaria        1.43 per cent       343
   Cyprus          0.43 per cent       104
   Latvia          1.29 per cent       310 
   Lithuania       1.26 per cent       302 
   Slovenia        1.24 per cent       297 
   Luxembourg      0.92 per cent       221
   Malta           0.73 per cent       175

For the 16,000 asylum seekers transferred from Greece, the distribution is as follows:

   Country         Percentage     Seekers
   Germany         21.91 per cent    3,505 
   France          16.88 per cent    2,701
   Spain           10.72  per cent   1,715
   Poland          6.65  per cent    1,064
   Netherlands     5.12  per cent      819 
   Romania         4.26  per cent      682 
   Portugal        4.25  per cent      680
   Sweden          3.42  per cent      548
   Belgium         3.41  per cent      546
   Czech Republic  3.32  per cent      531
   Austria         3.03  per cent      485
   Hungary         2.07  per cent      331 
   Finland         1.98  per cent      317
   Slovakia        1.96  per cent      314 
   Croatia         1.87  per cent      299
   Estonia         1.85  per cent      295 
   Bulgaria        1.43  per cent      229
   Latvia          1.29  per cent      207
   Lithuania       1.26  per cent      201 
   Slovenia        1.24  per cent      198 
   Luxembourg      0.92  per cent      147
   Malta           0.73  per cent      117 
   Cyprus          0.43  per cent       69

The United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark are allowed to opt out of both schemes under EU treaties.


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