Asylum applications and refugees from the Congo1,242 People from the Congo fled and applied for asylum in other countries in 2020, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.023% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, United States and Greece. Overall, 79 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in Zambia.
A total of 179 people fled to the United States from Congo. With 34 positive decisions, 38.20 percent of all new applications have been accepted.
In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in the Republic of the Congo.
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Development of asylum applications from citizens from the Congo 2000 to 2020The 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 the CongoThe 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.
|United States||179||34||55||38.2 %|
|United Kingdom||23||0||5||0.0 %|
|Ivory Coast||17||5||5||50.0 %|
|South Africa||13||14||78||15.2 %|
|United States||277||16||29||35.6 %|
|United Kingdom||5||0||5||0.0 %|
|South Africa||0||52||27||65.8 %|
Asylum applications of foreign refugees in the Republic of the CongoThe Republic of the Congo 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 2020 there have been 216 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Central Africa.
|Central Africa||195||1,075||0||100.0 %|
|Congo (Dem. Republic)||21||0||0|
|Congo (Dem. Republic)||0||0||0|