Refugees from the Bahamas
214 people from the Bahamas have fled in 2017 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.054\% of all residents. The choice of possible host countries with Canada and the United States very limited. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada.
In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in Bahamas.
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Asylum applications of refugees from the Bahamas
The 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.
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|Canada|| ||196||70||26||72.9 %|| ||15||11||17||39.3 %|
|United States|| ||18||0||0|| ||9||0||7||0.0 %|
|Totals|| ||214||70||26||72.9 %|| ||24||11||24||31.4 %|
Asylum applications of foreign refugees in the BahamasBahamas 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 2017 there have been 6 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.
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|Cuba|| ||6||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Totals|| ||6||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015
In 2015 a total of 59,306 migrants lived in the Bahamas. 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.
All information without guarantee.