European statistics

Below you can find the main data supplied to Eurostat by the IO regarding « the number of third-country nationals found irregularly on the territory of the Member State under national immigration law », based on Article 5 1. b, under the Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 on Community statistics on migration and international protection.

In the course of the year 2022, the links to the various data will be gradually supplemented to take into account the new data available as a result of the vote on Regulation (EU) No 2020/851 amending Regulation (EC) No 862/2007.

The methodology used is documented on the Eurostat website.

Annual statistics on this theme are updated to complete the data from the previous year within 3 months of the end of the reference year.