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Asylum applications and refugees from Belize

80 people from Belize fled in 2021 and applied for asylum in other countries, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.020% of all residents. As host countries, there were only Mexico and the United States. The most successful have been the refugees in Mexico.

In a second table below you can additionally find the refugees who came from abroad and applied for asylum inBelize.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of refugees from Belize

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't 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

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Mexico53151157.7 %
United States27050.0 %
Totals80151648.4 %

Reviews

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Mexico000
United States15130100.0 %
Totals15130100.0 %

Asylum applications from foreign refugees in Belize

Belize 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. In the year 2021, there have been 38 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.

New Applications

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
El Salvador310100.0 %
Honduras7050.0 %
Totals380150.0 %

Reviews

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
El Salvador000
Honduras000
Totals000


National migrant stock from 1960 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 53,860 migrants lived in Belize. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.
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