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17 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Around 7,300 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants seeking were counted in Serbia, of which 5,942 (i.e. 82%) were accommodated in 16 government shelters, many exceeding capacities (see below chart). Some 49% are from Afghanistan, 19% from Iraq, 10% each from Syria and Pakistan, 5% from Iran and 7% from other countries. 46% are children, 39% adult men and 15% adult women.

13 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • With more refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants seeking registration and shelter in harsh winter-weather, their overall count in Serbia increased to close to 7,400. Over 82% were accommodated in 16 government shelters, many exceeding capacities (see below chart). The rest stayed rough in Belgrade city centre or near the border with Hungary.

10 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • With more refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants seeking registration and shelter in harsh winter-weather their overall count in Serbia increased to 7,200. Close to 82% were accommodated in 16 government shelters, many exceeding capacities (see below chart). The rest stayed rough in Belgrade city centre or near the border with Hungary.

05 Jan 2017 description

Highlights and Statistics
- Overall count of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants presently in Serbia stood at 7,000, with over 5,800 (i.e. 83%) accommodated in 16 governmental facilities (see chart), and the remainder sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

28 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners estimate that close to 7,000 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants are presently in Serbia, with over 5,760 (i.e. 82%) accommodated in 15 governmental facilities (see chart), and the remainder sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

  • Supporting access to better accommodation and services as well as the decongesting of Belgrade city centre, UNHCR and partners assisted 91 newly-registered asylum seekers with transport from Belgrade to Pirot.

23 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered close to 7,000 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 5,670 (i.e. 81%) were accommodated in governmental facilities (see chart), while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary. With the centre in Pirot receiving its first residents this week, there are now 15 government centers sheltering refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.

20 Dec 2016 description
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Q4 Bar Charts - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 20 Dec 2016.
12 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered around 6,400 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. 5,351 (i.e. 83%) were accommodated in thirteen governmental facilities (see chart), while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

  • Supporting access to better accommodation and services, UNHCR and partners assisted 64 newly registered asylum seekers with transport from Belgrade city centre to Presevo and Dimitrovgrad Reception Centres.

05 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered a stable number of around 6,400 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 5,300 (i.e. 84%) were accommodated in thirteen governmental facilities, while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

29 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Tragically, the 17 year old boy from Afghanistan who suffered very serious electric burns at Subotica train station (see Update 21-23 November) passed away on 26 November at the hospital in Novi Sad. His relatives living in Europe are liaising with authorities, UNHCR partner HCIT and the deceased’s family in Afghanistan for burial arrangements. Another young man from Afghanistan lost his life on 25 November, near Adasevci Transit Centre, believed to have committed suicide.

25 Nov 2016 description

Highlights and Statistics

  • Authorities, UNHCR, and partners encountered a stable number of around 6,400 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants. Over 5,200 (i.e. 81%) were accommodated in twelve governmental facilities, while the remainder were counted sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre or at the border with Hungary.

15 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • Around 6,400 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were encountered by UNHCR and partners. 5,080 (or 79%) of them were accommodated in 12 governmental facilities, including 1,911 in five Asylum Centres and 3,169 in “Transit” or Reception Centres. The others were counted at the border with Hungary or sleeping rough in Belgrade City centre.

11 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners, remained stable at around 6,200. Over 4,790 (or 77%) of them were accommodated in 11 governmental facilities, including 1,824 in five Asylum Centres and in “Transit” or Reception Centres. The others were counted at the border with Hungary and over 1,000 sleeping rough at night in Belgrade City centre (including several hundred unaccompanied minors/separated children).

07 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • The number of new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners, stabilised at around 6,200. Over 4,700 (or 76%) of them were accommodated in 11 governmental facilities, including 1,845 in five Asylum Centres and 2,878 in “Transit” or Reception Centres. The others were counted at the border with Hungary and over 1,000 sleeping rough at night in Belgrade City centre.

03 Nov 2016 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Between January 2015 and September 2016, more than 664,500 refugee and migrant children claimed asylum in Europe. This represents around a third of all asylum claims registered in Europe during the same period of time.

Around half of all refugee and migrant children sought international protection in Germany.
Other countries, which have recorded high numbers of asylum claims by children are Sweden, Hungary, Austria, France, Switzerland and Belgium.