5th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (2013)

The Commission published the 5th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (2013) and the accompanying Staff Working Document, providing more information and statistics on developments at both EU and member State levels, the latter collected by the European Migration Network (EMN).

The 5th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (2013)  assesses the developments in the areas of immigration and asylum during 2013.

This report summarizes the Commission's assessment of EU level policy developments on immigration and asylum in 2013.

The accompanying Staff Working Document provides a factual overview of the main developments in the area of migration and international protection over the year 2013, at both EU and national level. It covers the period from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013.

The paper is structured according to the following main sections:

  • International Protection and,
  • Irregular Migration and Return,
  • Unaccompanied Minors and other vulnerable groups,
  • Trafficking in Human Beings,
  • Legal Migration and Mobility,
  • Development and Migration.

A Statistical Annex (Chapter 9) provides 2013 data on migration from Eurostat, and the European Migration Network National Contact Points.

Publication Date:
Fri 23 May 2014
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