In the past year have been, according to the Federal Statistical office, more in need of protection in Germany than in 2016. As Of March 31. December 2017, and 1.7 million in need of protection in the aliens had been registered in the Central register, according to the Department. This corresponds to an increase of five percent.

“protection” is an Umbrella term for people with various Status. This includes asylum seekers, including an indoor, the method is still running, as well as rejected candidates will not be tolerated, and recognized refugees.

According to data from the Federal statistical office the number of asylum seekers fell between the end of 2016 and end of 2017, to 39 percent. By the end of 2017 349.000 people, whose application has not yet been legally decided, lived in Germany. Most of them came from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria.

The largest group among the asylum seekers were the end of 2017, people who have had a recognised protection status: approximately 1.2 million. The were 33 per cent more than in the previous year. Most of them came from Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan.

according to information from the Central register of Foreigners, the asylum applications of 178.000 people were Rejected. The were 15 per cent more than at the end of 2016. For most of them, the deportation was suspended by a tolerance temporarily, the Federal office. The majority of rejected protection seekers came from Afghanistan, Serbia, and Albania.