Asylum applications and refugees from Tunisia

3,633 people from Tunisia have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.031% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Italy, Germany and France. Overall, 95 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in the United States.

A total of 573 people from Tunisia fled to Germany. With a total of 9 positive decisions 2.71 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 Tunisia.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Tunisia 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 Tunisia

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
Italy 920156502.3 % 000
Germany 57393232.7 % 561111327.7 %
France 4793224611.5 % 1540670.0 %
Netherlands 3870550.0 % 240100.0 %
Switzerland 2460490.0 % 3500
Spain 1460110.0 % 000
Sweden 970560.0 % 1040700.0 %
Luxembourg 9000 000
Canada 7511568.8 % 000
South Korea 730110.0 % 000
Austria 590510.0 % 000
United States 59172738.6 % 495550.0 %
Japan 5800 6100
Greece 550320.0 % 26090.0 %
United Kingdom 4852815.2 % 1571138.9 %
Belgium 4500 500
Slovenia 420170.0 % 000
Denmark 3800 000
Brazil 3700 000
Croatia 180130.0 % 140120.0 %
Albania 1400 000
Montenegro 1400 000
Turkey 1000 000
Czechia 8080.0 % 000
Finland 8050.0 % 000
Iceland 800 000
Romania 800 000
Norway 700 7070.0 %
Australia 600 000
Malta 500 000
Ireland 0090.0 % 1000
Totals 3,633891,5965.3 % 1,065233236.6 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Tunisia

Tunisia 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 253 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Lebanon.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Ivory Coast 6600 000
Eritrea 4700 000
Cameroon 2600 000
Nigeria 1800 9070.0 %
Yemen 1600 000
Guinea 1400 700
Central Africa 900 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 900 800
Iraq 900 000
unknown 900 000
Sudan 700 000
Senegal 700 000
Lebanon 660100.0 % 000
Algeria 500 000
Sierra Leone 500 000
Totals 25360100.0 % 24070.0 %



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 56,701 migrants lived in Tunisia. 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.