Project Status: WIP – Initial development is in progress, but there has not yet been a stable, usable release suitable for the public.

The asylum package provides easy access to asylum and resettlement datasets for the UK, published by the Home Office.


You can install the development version from GitHub with:

# install.packages("devtools")


To calculate the number of applications from Afghanistan awaiting a decision, as of the latest quarter:


asylum::awaiting_decision |> 
  filter(Nationality == "Afghanistan" & Date == max(Date)) |> 
  summarise(`Total applications awaiting a decision` = sum(Applications))

Getting help

If you encounter a clear bug, please file an issue with a minimal reproducible example on GitHub.

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.