Austria Issues - 2023


Disputes - international

none identified

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 67,588 (Syria), 43,725 (Afghanistan), 10,110 (Iraq), 8,684 (Somalia), 7,294 (Iran), 6,124 (Russia) (mid-year 2022); 99,870 (Ukraine) (as of 3 July 2023)

stateless persons: 3,219 (2022)

Illicit drugs

transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin and South American cocaine destined for Western Europe; increasing consumption of European-produced synthetic drugs

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