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New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Bangladesh in the European Union. At the end of May 2018 236 citizens from Bangladesh had pending asylum applications in the EU, compared to for example June 2017 when 2,105 applied for asylum.
On average the European Union has seen 937 asylum applications from Bangladesh per month since 2008.
Among the countries in the European Union United Kingdom received the most asylum applications from Bangladesh, 150 in May 2018, while Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania, and Romania received the fewest (0 applications).
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