Asylum applications and refugees from Chad

2,253 people from Chad have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.014% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, Niger and Canada. Overall, 73 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United Kingdom and in Jordan.

A total of 62 people from Chad fled to Germany. With a total of 5 positive decisions 20.00 percent of all applications have been accepted.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Chad 2000 to 2019

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 Chad

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2019. 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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
France 1,03312159217.0 % 70713633828.7 %
Niger 43800 000
Canada 243961090.6 % 13103721.3 %
Cameroon 195164327.1 % 70050.0 %
United Kingdom 75120100.0 % 10050.0 %
Germany 6252020.0 % 270160.0 %
Central Africa 53105315.9 % 000
United States 29131350.0 % 30150100.0 %
Italy 2854310.4 % 000
Netherlands 2200 000
Egypt 2100 000
Morocco 1700 000
Algeria 16050.0 % 500
Switzerland 11050.0 % 000
Spain 55550.0 % 000
United Arab Emirates 550100.0 % 000
Jordan 050100.0 % 000
Totals 2,25329378927.1 % 86216140128.6 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Chad

Chad 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 2019 there have been 1,163 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Central Africa and from Sudan.

New Applications



Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Central Africa 697570100.0 % 000
Nigeria 30200 000
Sudan 11250100.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 1200 000
Cameroon 1000 000
Libya 1000 000
Syria 1000 000
Eritrea 500 000
Yemen 500 000
Totals 1,163620100.0 % 000

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.