Official Concept and Definition

Citizens Departing to Seek Asylum - Foreigners seeking asylum.


A category that econmpasses both persons who are eventually allowed to file an application for asylum (asylum seekers proper) and those who do not enter the asylum adjudcation system formally but are nevertheless granted the permission to stay until they can return safely to their countries of origin (in other words, foreigners granted temporary protected status).

PSS Agency BI (Identified by the Interagency Committee on Migration Statistics (IACMS) as possible agency/agencies that can provide information on the concept/s)

Annex 2 E.17 of Strategies for Developing Statistics on the International Migration of Workers (Joint UN ECE-EUROSTAT)

Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Not applicable
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No. 08 Series of 2017
Statistical Domain Demographic and social statistics
Statistical Activity Population and migration

Official Concepts and Definitions



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