Asylum applications and refugees from Comoros

1,264 people from Comoros have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.149% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, Greece and Czechia. Overall, 93 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in France.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Comoros 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 Comoros

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

France1,234364717.1 %
Greece15050.0 %
Romania5050.0 %
Italy00200.0 %
Germany0050.0 %
Totals1,264365066.6 %


France24351423.4 %
Totals24351423.4 %

National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 12,555 migrants lived in Comoros. 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.