Refugees from Gabon

334 people from Gabon have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.017% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, United States and Germany. Overall, 100 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in France and in South Africa.

In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in Gabon.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Gabon

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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
France 1870400.0 % 210120.0 %
United States 4900 000
Germany 31060.0 % 000
Italy 1700 000
Belgium 1300 000
Canada 1300 000
Luxembourg 1300 000
South Africa 110130.0 % 000
Totals 3340590.0 % 210120.0 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Gabon

Gabon 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 62 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



Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Central Africa 320240.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 230390.0 % 000
Angola 700 000
Chad 0080.0 % 000
Totals 620710.0 % 000

National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 268,384 migrants lived in Gabon. 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.