Asylum applications in the 28 EU Member States

The unprecedented influx of irregular migrants and asylum-seekers into the EU since 2015 has revealed the tructural weaknesses of the CEAS.
The number of asylum applicants rose from 0.4 million in 2013 to 1.3 million in 2015, while the distribution of asylum applications across Member States remained highly uneven. In 2015, three countries (Germany, Hungary and Sweden) registered almost two thirds of the total number of individual asylum applications lodged in the EU