According to the latest update made by the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF), the municipalities with the highest number of refugees are Lisbon (5,145), Cascais (2,291), Sintra (1,339), Porto (1,223) and Albufeira (1,072).

Of the 35,778 requests for temporary protections, 23,844 were granted to women and 11,934 to men, according to the security service.

SEF also indicates that it issued 31,533 certificates granting residence permits under the temporary protection regime.

This certificate, issued after the National Health Service, Social Security and Tax Authority have assigned the respective numbers, is necessary for refugees to start working and access support.

During the process of allocating these numbers, citizens can consult the numbers that, in the meantime, are being allocated, in their reserved area of ​​the digital platform

SEF also adds that requests for temporary protection were authorised for 12,023 minors, representing 33.6% of the total.