The following country priorities define which sources are covered on ecoi.net, i.e. which documents you can expect to find for a country. The country priorities are based on European and global asylum statistics and affects the coverage of a wide range of sources and countries on ecoi.net.

More than 160 sources are covered regularly on ecoi.net. Our team of content managers regularly screens these sources’ publications for inclusion on ecoi.net. Countries from priority A receive the most coverage, priority E receives the least coverage. To ensure consistency, we use statistics from the past 3 years. Statistics on applications lodged in Austria, Germany and the EU are weighted slightly higher during our ranking.

Please see https://www.ecoi.net/en/about/our-sources/ for a list of the sources we regularly cover, which kind of publications we are covering for each of these sources, and for which country priorities they are covered.

A Countries

(sources of categories 1-4)

Afghanistan
Eritrea
Iran
Iraq
Nigeria
Pakistan
Russia
Somalia
Syria
Turkey
Ukraine

B1 Countries

(sources of categories 1 and 3 and 4)
Albania
China
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of
Georgia
India
Myanmar
Serbia
South Sudan
State of Palestine

B2 Countries

(sources of categories 2-4)

Algeria
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Burundi
Central African Republic
Côte d'Ivoire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Gambia, The
Guatemala
Guinea
Haiti
Honduras
Kosovo
Libya
Mali
Mexico
Morocco
Senegal
Sudan
Uganda
Venezuela
Yemen
Zimbabwe

C Countries

(sources of categories 3 and 4)

Belarus
Cambodia
Cameroon
Chad
Colombia
Cuba
Egypt
Ghana
Indonesia
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Liberia
Malaysia
Moldova
Mongolia
Montenegro
Mozambique
Nepal
Rwanda
Sierra Leone
Sri Lanka
Tajikistan
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Vietnam

D Countries

(sources of category 4, selected reports from sources of category 3, plus additional information on reception conditions and asylum procedures)

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom

E Countries

(sources of category 4, selected reports from sources of category 3)

Angola
Argentina
Australia
Bahrain
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Canada
Chile
Congo
Costa Rica
Djibouti
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
Eswatini (until April 2018: Swaziland)
Fiji
Gabon
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Israel
Jamaica
Japan
Kenya
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Maldives
Mauritania
Namibia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
North Korea
Oman
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Suriname
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States
Uruguay
Western Sahara
Zambia

For more information on how we decide what sources to cover for what countries, please see this blog post.

List is as of 16 August 2018.