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A breakdown by country of the thousands of refugees to be taken in by EU countries

  • A family with a child walks along the platform after arriving in an inbound train from Munich at the railway station in Eisenhuettenstadt, Germany, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. (Anna Ringle/dpa via AP)

    A family with a child walks along the platform after arriving in an inbound train from Munich at the railway station in Eisenhuettenstadt, Germany, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. (Anna Ringle/dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • A volunteer helps a Syrian boy as he arrives with others at the coast on a dinghy after crossing from Turkey, at the island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. The island of some 100,000 residents has been transformed by the sudden new population of some 20,000 refugees and migrants, mostly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    A volunteer helps a Syrian boy as he arrives with others at the coast on a dinghy after crossing from Turkey, at the island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. The island of some 100,000 residents has been transformed by the sudden new population of some 20,000 refugees and migrants, mostly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

  • A migrant child looks out of a bus after arriving at former military barracks which have been converted into an asylum seekers shelter in Berlin Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)

    A migrant child looks out of a bus after arriving at former military barracks which have been converted into an asylum seekers shelter in Berlin Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

France and Britain on Monday committed to take in thousands more people as the European Union struggles with its biggest refugee emergency since World War II. France is to welcome in 24,000 refugees from Greece, Italy and Hungary, while Britain will resettle up to 20,000 refugees living in camps outside the EU.

Here is what five other EU nations have said they would be willing to do:

Belgium announced Monday that it is willing to accept 250 "war refugees."

Cyprus stands ready to accept around 300 refugees.

Finland will take in 1,050 refugees this year under a UN refugee agency scheme.

Ireland will accept 520 Syrian refugees.

Poland will welcome 150 Syrian Christian refugees.

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In July, EU nations committed to share in relocating and resettling some 50,000 refugees from Greece and Italy and some third countries. Here's a breakdown by country:

Austria - 1,900

Belgium - 2,464

Britain - 2,200

Bulgaria - 500

Croatia - 550

Cyprus - 242

Czech Republic - 1,500

Denmark - 1,000

Estonia - 150

Finland - 1,085

France - 9,127

Germany - 12,100

Greece - 354

Hungary - 0

Ireland - 1,120

Italy - 1,989

Latvia - 250

Lithuania - 325

Luxembourg - 350

Malta - 74

Netherlands - 3,047

Poland - 2,000

Portugal - 1,500

Romania - 1,785

Slovakia - 200

Slovenia - 250

Spain - 2,749

Sweden - 1,860