Asylum applications and refugees from Saint Lucia

38 people from Saint Lucia have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.021% of all residents. The mostly chosen host country has been the United Kingdom. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in the United Kingdom.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Saint Lucia

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2018. 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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
United Kingdom 200110.0 % 600
Canada 10533560.2 % 1000
France 800 000
Totals 38534653.5 % 1600

National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 12,771 migrants lived in Saint Lucia. 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.