Asylum applications and refugees from Rwanda

3,160 people from Rwanda have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.026% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Mozambique, Canada and Malawi. The most successful have been the refugees in Burundi and in Malawi.

A total of 93 people from Rwanda fled to Germany. With a total of 28 positive decisions 38.36 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 Rwanda.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Rwanda 2000 to 2018

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 Rwanda

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2018. 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
Mozambique 52400 000
Canada 354691681.2 % 200140.0 %
Malawi 341270100.0 % 600
Uganda 33328913767.8 % 000
France 26713613350.6 % 132153430.6 %
Kenya 26400 000
United States 226878550.6 % 7642589.4 %
Burundi 188460100.0 % 270100.0 %
Belgium 14500 6500
Germany 93284538.4 % 70190100.0 %
Congo 810660.0 % 000
Zambia 62190100.0 % 000
South Africa 470410.0 % 2800
Cameroon 4591439.1 % 140130.0 %
United Kingdom 310290.0 % 247846.7 %
Zimbabwe 3000 000
Central Africa 26260100.0 % 000
Sweden 24080.0 % 170100.0 %
South Korea 1900 000
Netherlands 1900 000
Swaziland 16110100.0 % 000
Austria 880100.0 % 000
Switzerland 600 000
Finland 6050.0 % 000
Philippines 5050.0 % 000
Australia 0120100.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 0110100.0 % 000
Norway 000 600
Totals 3,16077858457.1 % 485839446.9 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Rwanda

Rwanda 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 2018 there have been 216 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Burundi and from South Sudan.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Congo (Dem. Republic) 16060100.0 % 000
Burundi 48250100.0 % 000
South Sudan 870100.0 % 000
Totals 216380100.0 % 000



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 441,525 migrants lived in Rwanda. 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.