Asylum applications and refugees from Mozambique

27 people from Mozambique have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, South Korea and the United States. Overall, 65 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in South Korea.

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 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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Germany 1200 500
South Korea 5050.0 % 000
United States 5181456.3 % 000
Somalia 5050.0 % 000
Iceland 000 500
Canada 0050.0 % 500
United Kingdom 0050.0 % 500
Totals 27183434.6 % 2000

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.