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Table 3 Estimated number of new applicants for international protection (potentially) subjected to FGM

From: Towards a better estimation of prevalence of female genital mutilation in the European Union: a situation analysis

  Year of publication Estimated number of girls and women potentially subjected to FGM [26] Estimated number of female applicants (14–64) potentially subjected to FGM in 2014 (EUrostat, 2014 - https://ec.europa.eu/CensusHub2) % of new applicants compared to the existing population of girls and women subjected to FGM
Belgium 2011 6260 626 10%
France 2007 61,000 1928 3%
Germany 2007 19,000 4269 22%
Hungary 2012 350 121 35%
Ireland 2011 3170 12 0%
Italy 2009 35,000 763 2%
UK 2007 65,790 1254 2%
The Netherlands 2013 28,000 968 3%
  1. Proportion (%) of the estimated number of female applicants in 2014 from countries where FGM is practiced (Eurostat, 2014) to the estimated number of girls and women who have potentially undergone FGM who were already registered in the official administrative records of the country of destination (EIGE, 2013)