Refugees from Morocco

11,756 people from Morocco have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.033% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. Overall, 96 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in Finland.

A total of 3,999 people from Morocco fled to Germany. With a total of 77 positive decisions 2.50 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 Morocco.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Morocco 2000 to 2016

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 Morocco

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

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany 3,999773,0042.5 % 15772472.8 %
Italy 1,551163114.9 % 000
Netherlands 1,286182247.4 % 5060.0 %
Hungary 93702190.0 % 9600
Austria 93607230.0 % 000
Greece 459182696.3 % 1910640.0 %
France 4436327318.8 % 153299523.4 %
Spain 345107611.6 % 000
Denmark 34100 1500
Sweden 313172157.3 % 37902240.0 %
Belgium 187158714.7 % 820420.0 %
South Korea 12701010.0 % 000
United Kingdom 980540.0 % 2782028.6 %
Finland 96145919.2 % 000
Norway 850300.0 % 630490.0 %
Croatia 810220.0 % 10090.0 %
Luxembourg 74080.0 % 000
Montenegro 6000 000
Brazil 5100 000
United States 4500 900
Canada 3917868.0 % 000
Macedonia 3900 000
Slovenia 380160.0 % 000
Switzerland 3000 000
Turkey 2300 000
Iceland 1400 000
Australia 1200 000
Ireland 1200 000
Malta 900 000
Romania 900 000
Bulgaria 7090.0 % 000
Egypt 500 000
South Africa 5050.0 % 000
Portugal 0050.0 % 000
Totals 11,7562655,7184.4 % 1,187447565.5 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Morocco

Morocco 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 2,238 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of unknown and from Libya.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Cameroon 625248222.6 % 230380.0 %
Ivory Coast 3201910914.8 % 42111099.2 %
Guinea 302138313.5 % 310360.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic) 191269222.0 % 5251134.2 %
Mali 15485712.3 % 180210.0 %
Senegal 13312860.0 % 7070.0 %
Nigeria 1300310.0 % 00160.0 %
Central Africa 851041190.4 % 500
Congo 640230.0 % 60140.0 %
Lebanon 4300 000
Libya 3280100.0 % 000
Gambia 27050.0 % 000
Burkina Faso 1600 000
Iraq 1660100.0 % 000
Liberia 140100.0 % 000
unknown 1490100.0 % 000
Somalia 1000 000
Algeria 900 000
Sudan 9070.0 % 000
Sierra Leone 900 000
Bangladesh 700 000
Turkey 700 000
Niger 600 000
Benin 500 000
Ghana 500 000
Pakistan 550100.0 % 000
Togo 0060.0 % 000
Totals 2,23823452430.9 % 184163544.3 %



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 88,511 migrants lived in Morocco. 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.