Syria

Not Available

Immigration detainees

2019

Not Available

Detained children

2017

1,570

New asylum applications

2019

16,213

Refugees

2019

867,848

International migrants

2019

Overview

Types of facilities used for migration-related detention
Administrative Ad Hoc Criminal Unknown
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IMMIGRATION AND DETENTION-RELATED STATISTICS

Total number of immigration detainees by year
Not Available
2019
Total number of detained minors
Not Available
2017
Criminal prison population
10,599
2004
Percentage of foreign prisoners
7.3
2004
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
60
2004
Population
17,500,000
2020
18,502,000
2015
International migrants
867,848
2019
875,200
2015
International migrants as a percentage of the population
4.7
2015
Refugees
16,213
2019
18,817
2018
19,429
2017
19,809
2016
21,113
2015
149,140
2014
Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
1.07
2016
7.94
2014
Total number of new asylum applications
1,570
2019
10,499
2016
1,689
2014
Refugee recognition rate
49.8
2014
Stateless persons
160,000
2016
160,000
2015

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Remittances to the country
1,622
2014
Unemployment Rate
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD)
4,198
2014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)
134 (Medium)
2015

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Civil law
2017
Muslim law
2017

INTERNATIONAL LAW

International treaty reservations
Reservation Year
Observation Date
CTOCTP Article 7 2009
2009
2017
CRC Article 14 1993
1993
2017
Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2009
2009
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
1/8
2017
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2012
2017
No 2016
2017

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS

Types of detention facilities used in practice