Quarterly asylum statistics: february 2018

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Refugee Council
Refugee Council
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1 February 2018
Social Policy, Minority Groups, Children and Young People
Social welfare
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This briefing provides an overview of the current situation with asylum applications, and offers detailed statistics on nationality, location, and what the final decisions were.

It also provides a detailed examination of appeals and asylum support, with tables of statistics which cover the last quarter of 2016 until the last quarter of 2017.

The number of applications for asylum in the UK decreased in Q4 2017 compared with Q4 2016, but increased compared with earlier quarters of 2017.

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