According to the German Interior Ministry, between January 2015 and October 2015, there were 243,721 Syrian citizens who entered Germany to seek asylum. Therefore, there were more than 360,000 Syrian citizens residing in Germany as of October 2015.
How many Syrians have migrated to Germany?
Between 2013 and 2019, around 790,000 Syrians and 74,000 Eritreans arrived in Germany.
When did Syrian refugees start coming to Germany?
It was one of the most important decisions Chancellor Angela Merkel had to make in her long tenure as German leader: In the summer of 2015, she decided to allow hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees into the country. They had fled the horror of the civil war that began on 15 March 2011.
Where do most of the immigrants in Germany come from?
Number of immigrants in Germany in 2019, by country of origin
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Which city in Germany has the most refugees?
Refugees in Hamburg
Hamburg, a city-state in northern Germany with a population of 1.8 million people, has received more than 55,000 asylum seekers since the end of 2014.
How many Syrians are in Europe?
European countries host over 1 million Syrian asylum-seekers and refugees, with the 70 per cent being hosted in two countries only: Germany (59 percent) and Sweden (11 percent). This makes Germany the fifth largest host country globally, hosting over 1 million in total, of which over half (560,000) are Syrians.
Which German city has the most foreigners?
In 2019, North-Rhine-Westphalia had the most foreign nationals at over 2.75 million, followed by Bavaria with more than 1.96 million and Baden-Württemberg with 1.84 million.
What percent of Germany is immigrants?
As of 2019, around 13.7 million people living in Germany, or about 17% of the population, are first-generation immigrants. The majority of immigrants in Germany are from Eastern Europe, Southern Europe and the Middle East.