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People Seeking Asylum in Northern Ireland

Data on Asylum Seeking in Northern Ireland from a number of different sources.

There are two main sources of information used in this dataset:

  • Home Office Immigration Statistics: particularly those relating to asylum seekers receiving Section 95 support, and detention under the Immigration Act. (These have been updated to end September 2015)
  • Health and Social Care Business Services Organisation (BSO): GP practice registrations from outside the UK where asylum stated as the reason for coming to the UK

See the resources below for more information on individual data and resources.

This data (up to Quarter 2 2015) was used in the Detail Data Story New figures reveal 500 people seeking asylum in Northern Ireland.

Dataset Info

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FieldValue
Publisher
Author
Detail Data
Modified Date
2017-09-04
Release Date
2015-09-29
Frequency
Irregularly
Identifier
191eec21-e2c7-479d-8108-d772e32c11e0
Licence
Licence Not Specified
Open Definition
No
Topic
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area (WKT)
POLYGON ((-8.16926 55.4436, -5.08667 55.4436, -5.08667 53.8702, -8.16926 53.8702, -8.16926 55.4436))
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Northern Ireland
Temporal Coverage
01/01/2010 to 30/06/2015
Contact Name
Bob Harper
Contact Email