Asylum applications lodged in Norway by Citizenship and Month (2022)


This table shows the number applications for protection (asylum) according to the Immigration Act Section 28, in 2022, application month and citizenship.

The statistics do not include applications for temporary collective protection due to the mass flight of refugees from Ukraine.

The statistics are updated monthly.

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January - October 2022: Asylum applications lodged in Norway by Citizenship and Month
Citizenship Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Total
Afghanistan 18 25 33 21 35 44 53 55 60 57 401
Albania 1 1 2 0 1 5 0 0 5 14 29
Algeria 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Angola 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Armenia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Australia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Austria 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Azerbaijan 0 0 8 3 0 1 0 4 0 2 18
Bahrain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
Belarus 0 0 2 4 8 1 1 0 3 1 20
Belgium 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Brazil 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 5
Canada 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Chad 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Chile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
China 2 0 2 2 2 1 0 3 0 1 13
Colombia 16 12 21 3 17 4 8 3 20 24 128
Congo 3 1 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 2 18
Croatia 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Cuba 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 6
Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 5
Côte d'Ivoire 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2
Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Egypt 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
El Salvador 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 7
Eritrea 17 34 21 16 21 39 26 49 27 23 273
Eswatini 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Ethiopia 4 8 2 4 3 5 1 5 7 6 45
Finland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Gambia 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
Georgia 0 1 9 2 1 0 3 6 2 8 32
Germany 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
Ghana 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 7
Guatemala 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Guinea 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 6
Honduras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
India 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 2 0 3 12
Iran 3 2 9 3 9 6 2 3 7 8 52
Iraq 2 2 6 4 3 7 1 2 5 4 36
Italy 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
Japan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Jordan 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 7
Kazakhstan 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 9
Kenya 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Kosovo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 7
Kyrgyzstan 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Lebanon 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Liberia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Libya 1 1 6 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 13
Lithuania 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Mali 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Moldova 1 0 7 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 12
Morocco 0 2 2 3 2 0 1 3 3 3 19
Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 2 0 2 10
Nepal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Nicaragua 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
Niger 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Nigeria 0 0 8 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 13
North Macedonia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Pakistan 0 1 7 1 3 2 3 2 3 1 23
Peru 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Poland 0 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 3 1 11
Romania 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
Russia 6 4 36 21 15 9 14 15 45 60 225
Rwanda 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Saudi Arabia 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 0 3 0 10
Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 6
Sierra Leone 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Slovak Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Solomon Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Somalia 4 2 4 2 3 1 2 2 3 7 30
South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Sri Lanka 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 5 0 0 11
Stateless 5 7 8 7 5 2 6 11 5 5 61
Sudan 4 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 18
Sweden 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Syrian Arab Republic 50 42 51 34 106 96 81 213 296 283 1252
Tajikistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Tanzania 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Tunisia 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Turkey 1 6 5 27 12 11 19 30 34 22 167
Turkmenistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Uganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 6
Ukraine 0 32 437 152 81 66 57 108 98 112 1143
United Arab Emirates 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4
United Kingdom 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
United States 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6
Uzbekistan 0 0 6 3 1 0 1 3 7 2 23
Venezuela 12 16 8 7 8 3 15 8 4 3 84
Vietnam 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Yemen 1 2 1 0 6 0 0 2 6 3 21
Zimbabwe 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Total 160 215 748 343 370 334 330 567 683 682 4432

The contents of this table were changed in October 2022. Persons applying for collective protection are no longer included.
The statistics are updated monthly.

Source: Utlendingsdirektoratet / The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI)

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