Asylum applications and refugees from Saint Kitts and Nevis

5 people from Saint Kitts and Nevis have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.009% of all residents. All refugees fled to Saint Kitts and Nevis. Overall, 100 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United Kingdom.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Saint Kitts and Nevis

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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
United Kingdom 5050.0 % 5050.0 %
Totals 5050.0 % 5050.0 %

National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 7,443 migrants lived in Saint Kitts and Nevis. 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.