530 Albanian Minors among Asylum Seekers Registered in the EU in 2017
Albanian Daily News
Published May 16, 2018
According to Eurostat 530 Albanian minors, being unaccompanied by parents have applied for asylum in EU countries.
This number in fact has decreased from 2016 when it was 755.
Asylum requests from Albanian unaccompanied children in EU comprise the highest number from children in EU, while in Asylum requests Albania is ranked 16th in the world, followed by citizens fleeing from war from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, etc.
The highest number of applications by Albanians was submitted in United Kingdom where 250 minors applied for asylum, followed by Sweden with 75, Belgium and Germany with 55 kids respectively.