New data from Eurostat shows a raising trend in asylum seekers from Syria in Sweden. At the end of July 610 citizens from Syria had pending asylum applications in Sweden, compared to for example April when 160 applied for asylum.
On average Sweden has seen 895 asylum applications from Syria per month since 2008.
In the whole European Union Germany received the most asylum applications from Syria, 3,370 in July, while Hungary and Poland received fewest (5 applications).
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