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Asylum applications and refugees from Angola

2,886 people from Angola have fled in 2020 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.009% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, Brazil and Germany. Overall, 88 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Mexico and in Spain.

A total of 207 people from Angola fled to Germany. With a total of 5 positive decisions 5.81 percent of all applications have been accepted.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Angola 2000 to 2020

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

Asylum applications of refugees from Angola

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptations or rejections) does not have to sum up with the number of applications, because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also they dont 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
France1,603641,0925.5 %
Brazil207119410.5 %
Germany2075815.8 %
Canada2019613142.3 %
United States147106313.7 %
Portugal117050.0 %
Belgium87104518.2 %
Switzerland7852715.6 %
Mexico5850100.0 %
United Kingdom500450.0 %
Greece4051920.8 %
Spain24221166.7 %
Sweden130100.0 %
Netherlands12050.0 %
South Korea90160.0 %
Norway700
Italy60100.0 %
Ireland5050.0 %
Austria50130.0 %
Finland5050.0 %
Ukraine500
Poland0050.0 %
Totals2,8862331,68212.2 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
France7433630610.5 %
Brazil000
Germany120550.0 %
Canada1040380.0 %
United States412175025.4 %
Portugal000
Belgium120250.0 %
Switzerland500
Mexico000
United Kingdom18050.0 %
Greece60120.0 %
Spain000
Sweden220150.0 %
Netherlands0050.0 %
South Korea000
Norway14050.0 %
Italy000
Ireland55550.0 %
Austria000
Finland000
Ukraine000
Poland5050.0 %
Totals1,358585269.9 %


National migrant stock from 1980 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 amount includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections of the United Nations Population Division.