Quick Facts: Hungary

Number of immigration detainees: 1424 (2012)

Number of minors detained: N/A (2013)

Number of asylum seekers detained: unknown (2013)

Total estimated immigration detention capacity: 778 (2013)

Estimated capacity of dedicated long-term immigration detention centres: 770 (2013)

Number of dedicated long-term immigration detention centres: 6 (2013)

Number of Transit Detention Facilities: 1 (2011)

Maximum length of detention in law: 12 months (2013)

Average length of detention: 4-5 months (2013) 

Number of persons expelled: 15,440 (2012)

Estimated undocumented population: 10,000-50,000 (2007) 

Number of asylum applications: 2,155 (2012) 

Number of international migrants: 207,574 (2012)

International migrants as a percentage of total population: 2.1 percent (2012)

Immigration detainees as a percentage of total international migrant population: 0.7 percent (2012) 

 

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Last updated: February 2014

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