Asylum applications and refugees in Namibia569 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2020 in Namibia - according to UNHCR. The countries of origin were exclusively the Congo (Dem. Republic) and Burundi. A total of 179 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 100% answered positively. 0 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from the Congo and from Burundi.
In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Namibia and made their asylum application in other countries.
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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in NamibiaThe 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.
|Congo (Dem. Republic)||516||174||0||100.0 %|
Asylum applications of refugees from NamibiaNamibia is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2020 there have been 282 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Namibia in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in the United Kingdom.
|United Kingdom||258||13||148||8.1 %|
|United Kingdom||109||10||47||17.5 %|