Asylum applications and refugees from Mozambique

24 people from Mozambique have fled in 2020 and applied for asylum in other countries. The most destination countries hereof have been South Africa, United States and Sweden. Overall, 86 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Mozambique

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. 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

South Africa80100.0 %
United States650100.0 %
Sweden50120.0 %
South Korea0050.0 %
Brazil0050.0 %
Totals2453213.5 %


South Africa01151290.6 %
United States000
Sweden9050.0 %
South Korea000
Totals91151787.1 %

National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 222,928 migrants lived in Mozambique. 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.