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Asylum applications and refugees from Liberia

882 people from Liberia have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.018% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been the United States, South Korea and Canada. Overall, 77 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Malaysia and in Guinea.

A total of 113 people from Liberia fled to Germany. With a total of 5 positive decisions 5.49 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.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of refugees from Liberia

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

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States20412616343.6 %
South Korea14401010.0 %
Canada11510566.7 %
Germany1135865.5 %
France6751920.8 %
Morocco53050.0 %
Algeria34050.0 %
Netherlands290100.0 %
Spain280150.0 %
Mauritania16050.0 %
Belgium11050.0 %
United Kingdom1100
Italy11161927.7 %
Malaysia11100100.0 %
Sweden50100.0 %
Senegal500
Guinea5100100.0 %
Switzerland5050.0 %
Egypt5050.0 %
China500
Libya500
Australia000
Austria0050.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic)050100.0 %
Totals88218763622.7 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States188133328.3 %
South Korea000
Canada500
Germany170510.0 %
France2953014.3 %
Morocco500
Algeria000
Netherlands500
Spain000
Mauritania000
Belgium500
United Kingdom000
Italy000
Malaysia0050.0 %
Sweden100100.0 %
Senegal000
Guinea000
Switzerland000
Egypt000
China000
Libya000
Australia5050.0 %
Austria000
Congo (Dem. Republic)000
Totals2691813411.8 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Liberia

Liberia 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 2019 there have been 10 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from the Congo.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Congo (Dem. Republic)5100100.0 %
Nigeria500
Totals10100100.0 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Congo (Dem. Republic)000
Nigeria000
Totals000


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.