Refugees from Mauritius

167 people from Mauritius have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.013% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States. Overall, 100 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United Kingdom and in Ireland.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Mauritius

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
United Kingdom 740560.0 % 10050.0 %
Australia 30090.0 % 000
United States 2200 000
France 210140.0 % 000
Ireland 100150.0 % 12070.0 %
Italy 1000 000
Canada 0050.0 % 000
Totals 1670990.0 % 220120.0 %

National migrant stock from 1995 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 28,585 migrants lived in Mauritius. 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.