Asylum applications and refugees in Curacao

50 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2019 in Curacao - according to UNHCR. The amount of the origin countries with Venezuela and Colombia very limited. A total of 18 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 72% answered positively. 28 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Venezuela.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Curacao

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2019. 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

Venezuela39130100.0 %
Colombia11050.0 %
Totals5013572.2 %