Asylum applications and refugees from Sao Tome and Principe5 People from Sao Tome and Principe fled and applied for asylum in other countries in 2017, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.002% of all residents. All refugees fled to Sao Tome and Principe. Overall, 100 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected.
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Asylum applications of refugees from Sao Tome and PrincipeThe total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2017. 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.