Asylum applications and refugees in Chad

3,290 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2018 in Chad - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Sudan, Central Africa and from Nigeria. A total of 402 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 98% answered positively. 2 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from the Congo and from Syria.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Chad and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of incoming asylum applications in Chad 2000 to 2018

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 foreign refugees in Chad

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2018. 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

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Sudan 1,83335587.5 % 000
Central Africa 1,360287598.3 % 000
Nigeria 2400 000
Libya 1880100.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 16250100.0 % 000
Ethiopia 11110100.0 % 000
Eritrea 1050100.0 % 000
Cameroon 700 000
South Sudan 600 000
Syria 5160100.0 % 000
Yemen 050100.0 % 000
Totals 3,2903921097.5 % 000





Asylum applications of refugees from Chad

Chad is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2018 there have been 2,612 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Chad in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Central Africa and in Algeria.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
France 88913364617.1 % 5278514836.5 %
Niger 88100 000
Canada 242702672.9 % 330240.0 %
Cameroon 191294141.4 % 410290.0 %
Germany 630370.0 % 129070.0 %
Central Africa 51560100.0 % 000
Netherlands 3400 000
United Kingdom 326746.2 % 000
Italy 3253113.9 % 000
Gabon 300180.0 % 000
United States 24232053.5 % 25050.0 %
Algeria 2280100.0 % 000
Belgium 2000 500
Benin 1500 000
Spain 1500 000
Nigeria 1400 000
Libya 1000 000
Malta 10060.0 % 500
Greece 900 000
Congo 800 000
Egypt 871041.2 % 000
Jordan 600 000
Morocco 600 000
Switzerland 000 500
Sweden 000 6050.0 %
Totals 2,61233784228.6 % 7768521828.1 %



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 516,968 migrants lived in Chad. 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.