Asylum applications and refugees from Liberia
1,021 people from Liberia have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.021% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been South Korea, United States and Germany. Overall, 74 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Australia and in Guinea.
A total of 177 people from Liberia fled to Germany. With a total of 12 positive decisions 8.22 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 Liberia.
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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Liberia 2000 to 2018
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 Liberia
The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2018. 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.
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|South Korea|| ||250||0||82||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|United States|| ||208||140||81||63.3 %|| ||154||11||29||27.5 %|
|Germany|| ||177||12||134||8.2 %|| ||286||0||27||0.0 %|
|Italy|| ||79||6||155||3.7 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Canada|| ||46||6||0||100.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|France|| ||39||0||39||0.0 %|| ||39||0||17||0.0 %|
|Morocco|| ||34||0||10||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Algeria|| ||25||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Mauritania|| ||25||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Guinea|| ||21||6||0||100.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Spain|| ||16||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Belgium|| ||15||0||10||0.0 %|| ||5||0||10||0.0 %|
|Netherlands|| ||14||0||5||0.0 %|| ||7||0||0|
|Senegal|| ||13||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Malaysia|| ||12||0||0|| ||6||0||7||0.0 %|
|Sweden|| ||10||0||5||0.0 %|| ||6||0||0|
|United Kingdom|| ||9||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Ivory Coast|| ||8||0||6||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Austria|| ||7||0||5||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Libya|| ||7||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Central Africa|| ||6||6||0||100.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Australia|| ||0||10||0||100.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|China|| ||0||0||9||0.0 %|| ||10||0||26||0.0 %|
|Norway|| ||0||0||0|| ||5||0||0|
|Totals|| ||1,021||186||541||25.6 %|| ||518||11||116||8.7 %|
Asylum applications of foreign refugees in LiberiaLiberia 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 2018 there have been 11 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.
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|Congo (Dem. Republic)|| ||11||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Totals|| ||11||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015
In 2015 a total of 113,779 migrants lived in Liberia. 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.