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New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Albania in the European Union. At the end of May 2018 445 citizens from Albania had pending asylum applications in the EU, compared to for example April 2017 when 2,345 applied for asylum.
On average the European Union has seen 1,433 asylum applications from Albania per month since 2008.
Among the countries in the European Union Germany received the most asylum applications from Albania, 174 in May 2018, while Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, and Poland received the fewest (0 applications).
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