Refugees from Rwanda

3,432 people from Rwanda have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.029% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Malawi, Uganda and Burundi. The most successful have been the refugees in Malawi and in the United States.

A total of 81 people from Rwanda fled to Germany. With a total of 7 positive decisions 100.00 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 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 Rwanda

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
Malawi 757740100.0 % 410570.0 %
Uganda 50013510955.3 % 000
Burundi 499510100.0 % 68111444.0 %
Mozambique 29300 000
Kenya 269120100.0 % 000
Belgium 191789844.3 % 200101158.0 %
France 191974667.8 % 43224532.8 %
South Africa 1524813925.7 % 000
United States 133590100.0 % 5200100.0 %
Canada 93422265.6 % 000
Germany 8170100.0 % 0110100.0 %
Congo 5900 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 3900 000
Cameroon 300310.0 % 310190.0 %
United Kingdom 220150.0 % 900
Swaziland 1990100.0 % 000
Netherlands 1600 000
Zambia 1560100.0 % 000
Australia 12220100.0 % 700
Sweden 1100 8080.0 %
Ghana 900 000
Switzerland 800 000
Central Africa 600 000
Finland 600 000
Namibia 600 000
Austria 500 000
Burkina Faso 570100.0 % 000
Ireland 500 650100.0 %
Norway 000 500
Totals 3,43264746058.4 % 4237925823.4 %





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 2016 there have been 50 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Burundi 2400 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 1900 000
Eritrea 700 000
Totals 5000 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.