The table shows initial decisions resulting in grants of humanitarian protection (HP) to asylum seeker principal applicants and dependants by month from April to December 2003, the latest published figures that are available.
|Male||Female||Total grants of HP||Total initial decisions|
(46) Provisional figures rounded to the nearest five.
(47) Information is of initial determination decisions, excluding the outcome appeals or other subsequent decisions.
(48) Provisional figures rounded to the nearest five with * = 1 or 2.
(49) Information is of initial determination decisions, excluding the outcome appeals or other subsequent decisions.
16 per cent. of these 135 principal applicants and 88 per cent. of the 40 dependants were aged under 18 at time of decision, based on the date of birth information supplied by applicants. 10 of the principal applicants were identified as unaccompanied asylum seeking children, 83 per cent. of these were under 18 at the time of initial decision.
Cases granted HP are actively reviewed at the end of the HP period, which may subsequently result in refusal and removal.
Data on non-asylum grants of HP are not available.
Information on asylum decisions, by sex, is published annually. The next publication covering 2003 will be available at the end of August 2004 on the Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html.