Asylum applications and refugees from Equatorial Guinea

80 People from Equatorial Guinea fled and applied for asylum in other countries in 2020, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.006% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Spain, United States and France. Overall, 74 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Germany and in France.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Equatorial Guinea

The 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.

New Applications

Spain3751821.7 %
United States20050.0 %
France851033.3 %
United Kingdom5050.0 %
Sweden5050.0 %
Germany550100.0 %
Totals80154325.9 %


United States700
France70100.0 %
United Kingdom000
Sweden9050.0 %
Totals230150.0 %

National migrant stock from 1960 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 10,825 migrants lived in Equatorial Guinea. 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.
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