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Asylum applications and refugees from Angola

2,182 people from Angola fled in 2021 and applied for asylum in other countries, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.006% of all residents. The most common destination countries have been France, Brazil and the United States. Overall, 86 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the Congo and Namibia.

A total of 193 people fled to the United States from Angola. With 14 positive decisions, 27.45 percent of all new applications have been accepted. Another 37 applications were rejected, and no decisions were made on those remaining in 2021.

In a second table below you can additionally find the refugees who came from abroad and applied for asylum inAngola.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Angola 2000 to 2021

The top line represents the total number of asylum applications (first applications + reviews). Below are the number of recognized refugees (green) and rejected applications (red).

Asylum applications of refugees from Angola

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't have to be closed within the same calendar year. In addition, asylum procedures can also be closed, if the applicant disappeared or withdrew the application.

New Applications

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
France791901,6745.1 %
Brazil718101187.8 %
United States193143727.5 %
Mexico18400
Germany6051363.5 %
Portugal470180.0 %
Canada3825220655.0 %
United Kingdom2852020.0 %
Spain27144424.1 %
Belgium2551104.3 %
Switzerland200250.0 %
Greece1451131.3 %
Austria70100.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic)550100.0 %
Ireland5050.0 %
Italy500
Namibia550100.0 %
Netherlands50160.0 %
Poland5050.0 %
Finland000
South Korea051821.7 %
Sweden00150.0 %
Totals2,1824152,46814.4 %

Reviews

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
France1,159518315.8 %
Brazil000
United States178252451.0 %
Mexico000
Germany1520770.0 %
Portugal000
Canada2113818017.4 %
United Kingdom1411568.8 %
Spain000
Belgium000
Switzerland500
Greece210100.0 %
Austria000
Congo (Dem. Republic)000
Ireland5050.0 %
Italy000
Namibia000
Netherlands5050.0 %
Poland000
Finland500
South Korea000
Sweden180250.0 %
Totals1,7731251,1629.7 %

Asylum applications from foreign refugees in Angola

Angola is not only a country from which many people escape. There are also refugees from other countries, who apply for asylum here and hope for a better future. In the year 2021, there have been 6 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.

New Applications

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Turkey600
Totals600

Reviews

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Turkey000
Totals000


National migrant stock from 1960 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 106,845 migrants lived in Angola. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.
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