Refugees in Belize
458 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2017 in Belize - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from El Salvador. A total of 0 decisions have been made on initial applications.
In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Belize and made their asylum application in other countries.
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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Belize
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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|El Salvador|| ||383||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Honduras|| ||65||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|unknown|| ||10||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Totals|| ||458||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
Asylum applications of refugees from BelizeBelize is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2017 there have been 25 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Belize in other countries.
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|United States|| ||18||0||0|| ||59||0||12||0.0 %|
|Canada|| ||7||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Totals|| ||25||0||0|| ||59||0||12||0.0 %|
National migrant stock from 1980 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 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.