2015 Schengen Visa statistics by third country

The table below illustrates the official statistics regarding the overall number of Schengen visa applications received at the corresponding Consulates or Embassies of Schengen Area countries worldwide.

As the statistics show, Russia has received the largest number of Schengen visa applications, while Brunei is the country with the poorest number.

On the other hand, the country with the largest number of Visa Application Rejections is Afghanistan.

wdt_ID Country where consulate is located Uniform visas applied for Total uniform visas issued (including MEV) Multiple entry uniform visas (MEVs) issued 1) Total LTVs issued Uniform visas not issued Not issued rate for uniform visas Share of MEVs
1 RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3,467,317 3,415,432 2,326,454 1,505 45,367 1 68
2 CHINA 2,381,818 2,308,591 422,042 419 67,648 3 18
3 UKRAINE 1,233,530 1,188,357 674,682 1,410 41,855 3 57
4 TURKEY 900,789 862,184 508,589 1,152 34,956 4 59
5 BELARUS 752,782 753,937 499,999 209 2,359 0 66
6 ALGERIA 735,040 529,658 210,028 1,292 197,808 27 40
7 INDIA 708,386 659,038 293,114 657 45,811 7 45
8 MOROCCO 493,642 426,530 190,672 1,377 59,822 12 45
9 SAUDI ARABIA 367,028 351,395 283,567 2,547 8,971 2 81
10 THAILAND 255,319 246,025 60,483 45 8,730 3 25

1) for visas issued by Germany: only MEVs valid for more than 1 year are included.