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Asylum applications and refugees in Eswatini

212 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2019 in Eswatini - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from the Congo. A total of 56 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 100% answered positively. 0 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from the Congo and from Rwanda.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Eswatini and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Eswatini

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

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Congo (Dem. Republic)94230100.0 %
Somalia72100100.0 %
Congo25100100.0 %
Rwanda21130100.0 %
Totals212560100.0 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Congo (Dem. Republic)000
Somalia000
Congo000
Rwanda000
Totals000

Asylum applications of refugees from Eswatini

Eswatini is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2019 there have been 20 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Eswatini in other countries.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Ireland150130.0 %
Germany5050.0 %
Totals200180.0 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Ireland14050.0 %
Germany000
Totals14050.0 %


National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 31,579 migrants lived in Eswatini. 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.