Asylum applications and refugees from Jamaica425 People from Jamaica fled and applied for asylum in other countries in 2020, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.014% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The most successful have been the refugees in Spain and in Trinidad and Tobago.
A total of 144 people fled to the United States from Jamaica. With 25 positive decisions, 45.45 percent of all new applications have been accepted.
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Asylum applications of refugees from JamaicaThe 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.
|United States||144||25||30||45.5 %|
|United Kingdom||62||5||22||18.5 %|
|Trinidad and Tobago||55||25||0||100.0 %|
|United States||168||0||82||0.0 %|
|United Kingdom||13||5||10||33.3 %|
|Trinidad and Tobago||0||0||0|