Refugees from Gabon

588 people from Gabon have fled in 2017 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.029\% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, United States and Germany. Overall, 87 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in France.

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 2017. 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 3822219110.3 % 10853711.9 %
United States 84070.0 % 600
Germany 210190.0 % 000
Italy 1700 000
Belgium 15050.0 % 500
Canada 1414863.6 % 600
Indonesia 1000 000
South Africa 800 000
Greece 800 000
Turkey 700 000
Togo 6050.0 % 000
United Kingdom 600 000
Switzerland 500 000
Luxembourg 500 000
Totals 5883623513.3 % 12553711.9 %

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 2017 there have been 29 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from the Congo and from Chad.

New Applications



Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Chad 1806130.0 % 000
Central Africa 1102840.0 % 000
Angola 0080.0 % 000
Burundi 0050.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 009190.0 % 000
Rwanda 0070.0 % 000
Sierra Leone 0090.0 % 000
South Sudan 0060.0 % 000
Totals 2901,8510.0 % 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.