Refugees from Venezuela

33,965 people from Venezuela have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.108% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been the United States, Spain and Peru. The most successful have been the refugees in Mexico and in the United States.

A total of 88 people from Venezuela fled to Germany. With a total of 7 positive decisions 24.14 percent of all applications have been accepted.

In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in Venezuela.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Venezuela 2000 to 2016

The top line represents the total number of asylum applications (first applications + reviews). Below there are the number of recognized refugees (green) and the rejected applications (red).





Asylum applications of refugees from Venezuela

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2016. 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

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States 18,1551760100.0 % 157355538.9 %
Spain 4,19600 000
Peru 3,602646948.1 % 000
Brazil 3,375142833.3 % 000
Costa Rica 1,42313440125.0 % 12252020.0 %
Panama 83700 000
Canada 5662758676.2 % 000
Mexico 3612410100.0 % 000
Colombia 31600 0050.0 %
France 26481365.6 % 30070.0 %
Chile 24500 000
Italy 14261430.0 % 000
Germany 8872224.1 % 000
Sweden 690600.0 % 500220.0 %
Argentina 5700 000
Belgium 4551131.3 % 000
Trinidad and Tobago 3100 000
Netherlands 270120.0 % 000
United Kingdom 25060.0 % 0050.0 %
Dominican Republic 1900 000
Ireland 17080.0 % 70110.0 %
Portugal 1600 000
Australia 1460100.0 % 000
Curacao 1300 000
Austria 1200 000
Greece 1100 000
Malta 11060.0 % 7050.0 %
Denmark 800 000
Norway 800 0070.0 %
Guatemala 660100.0 % 000
Paraguay 650100.0 % 000
Totals 33,96594785952.4 % 3734013722.6 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Venezuela

Venezuela is not only a country from which many people escape. There are also refugees from other countries, who apply for asylum here and hope for a better future. Only in the year 2016 there have been 2,886 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of Iraq and from persons with unknown origin.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Colombia 2,8681,27077362.2 % 000
Syria 1800 000
Iraq 080100.0 % 000
unknown 050100.0 % 000
Totals 2,8861,28377362.4 % 000



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 1,404,448 migrants lived in Venezuela. 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.


(Values of the graph in millions of immigrants)