Resettlement in 2016

Belgium aimed to resettle a total of 550 refugees in 2016, with a majority of Syrians. 

In 2016, 452 refugees arrived in Belgium through the resettlement programme.

448 of them are Syrians and come from Lebanon and Turkey (including 102 Syrians under the EU-Turkey agreement), but some were resettled from Jordan and Egypt. In addition, 4 Congolese refugees from Burundi were resettled in Belgium in September 2016.