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New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers in Bulgaria. At the end of February 2018 70 individuals had pending asylum applications in Bulgaria, compared to for example April 2016 when 1,105 applied for asylum.
On average Bulgaria has seen 548 asylum applications per month since 2008.
In the whole European Union Germany received the most asylum applications in February 2018 (12,480), while Slovakia received the fewest (10 applications).
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