Refugees from Burundi

8,755 people from Burundi have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.083% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Kenya, South Africa and Mozambique. The most successful have been the refugees in Kenya and in the United States.

In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in Burundi.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Burundi 2000 to 2016

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 Burundi

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2016. 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

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Kenya 2,3649850100.0 % 1290100.0 %
South Africa 1,179801,5474.9 % 000
Mozambique 93900 000
Zambia 84350210083.4 % 000
Malawi 805872677.0 % 290380.0 %
Canada 6573802294.5 % 000
Uganda 3956712596.4 % 000
Belgium 2711663881.4 % 620340.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic) 20380100.0 % 000
France 191138993.9 % 1100
United States 138500100.0 % 7240100.0 %
South Sudan 11500 000
Namibia 8700 000
Tanzania 73140100.0 % 000
Zimbabwe 65080.0 % 000
Sweden 60241660.0 % 360140.0 %
Germany 5500 000
Botswana 540430.0 % 000
Netherlands 25060.0 % 420100.0 %
Rwanda 2400 000
Greece 2350100.0 % 000
Switzerland 1900 000
Australia 18230100.0 % 000
Egypt 18060.0 % 000
Turkey 1800 000
United Kingdom 170150.0 % 800
Swaziland 1450100.0 % 000
Ethiopia 1360100.0 % 000
Ghana 1390100.0 % 000
Ivory Coast 900 000
Italy 900 000
Cameroon 700 000
Ireland 700 000
Norway 750100.0 % 150100.0 %
Sudan 770100.0 % 000
Senegal 700 000
South Korea 600 000
Denmark 000 500
Philippines 090100.0 % 000
Totals 8,7553,1741,86163.0 % 2273310623.7 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Burundi

Burundi 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. Only in the year 2016 there have been 6,676 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of the Congo (Dem. Republic) and from Rwanda.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Congo (Dem. Republic) 6,1774,9430100.0 % 44112717542.1 %
Rwanda 499510100.0 % 68111444.0 %
Totals 6,6764,9940100.0 % 50913818942.2 %



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 286,810 migrants lived in Burundi. 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.