The number of Belarusians who requested international protection in Poland increased in 2021. Belarusians have submitted almost 2300 applications in a year. 1150 of them were approved, according to the Office for Foreigners of Poland.
The number of applications for international protection in 2021 / gov.pl
The number of Citizens of Belarus who have requested international protection in Poland. / gov.pl
Belarusians are on top of the number of applications for international protection submitted. In total, 7700 foreigners applied with such a request. The share of Belarusians among them is 29.3%. Citizens of Afghanistan are the second (23.2%), and citizens of Iraq are the third (18.2%).