Refugees from the Congo

3,148 people from the Congo have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.061% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, South Africa and the United States. Overall, 76 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in Austria.

A total of 164 people from the Congo fled to Germany. With a total of 12 positive decisions 48.00 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 the Republic of the Congo.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from the Congo 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 the Congo

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
France 8174735711.6 % 309384567.7 %
South Africa 70919674720.8 % 000
United States 395500100.0 % 35281270.0 %
Brazil 27400 000
Germany 164121348.0 % 000
Italy 120232448.9 % 000
Canada 82491477.8 % 000
Morocco 640230.0 % 60140.0 %
Greece 590160.0 % 900
Portugal 5000 000
Netherlands 4852119.2 % 340200.0 %
United Kingdom 440170.0 % 160130.0 %
Kenya 4200 000
Belgium 33090.0 % 1000
Turkey 2800 000
Sweden 27050.0 % 14090.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic) 2300 000
Spain 2000 000
Senegal 1700 000
Hungary 12080.0 % 000
Austria 11120100.0 % 000
Cyprus 1000 000
Ghana 10090.0 % 000
Russia 1000 000
Australia 900 000
Costa Rica 900 000
Georgia 900 000
Mali 880100.0 % 000
Cameroon 7070.0 % 700
Central Africa 600 000
India 600 000
Bulgaria 500 000
Algeria 500 000
Egypt 5060.0 % 000
Mozambique 500 000
Panama 500 000
Ukraine 000 500
Totals 3,1484021,27624.0 % 4456652411.2 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in the Republic of the Congo

The 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 2016 there have been 2,360 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of the Congo (Dem. Republic) and from Central Africa.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Central Africa 2,118110100.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 177160100.0 % 000
Rwanda 5900 000
Sudan 600 000
Totals 2,360270100.0 % 000



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 392,996 migrants lived in the Republic of the Congo. 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.