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Asylum applications and refugees in Bolivia

896 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2020 in Bolivia - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Venezuela. A total of 541 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 47% answered positively. 53 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Peru and from Venezuela.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Bolivia and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Bolivia

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. 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

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Venezuela84124227347.0 %
Colombia220100.0 %
Peru2111568.8 %
Ecuador700
Cuba500
Totals89625328846.8 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Venezuela000
Colombia000
Peru000
Ecuador000
Cuba000
Totals000

Asylum applications of refugees from Bolivia

Bolivia is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2020 there have been 256 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Bolivia in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Argentina and in Ireland.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Spain1220580.0 %
Argentina65600100.0 %
United States370160.0 %
Ireland14110100.0 %
United Kingdom10050.0 %
Sweden80110.0 %
France000
Totals256719044.1 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Spain000
Argentina000
United States280100.0 %
Ireland500
United Kingdom650100.0 %
Sweden200230.0 %
France5050.0 %
Totals6453811.6 %


National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 142,989 migrants lived in Bolivia. 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.