Refugees from Azerbaijan

5,855 people from Azerbaijan have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.060% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, France and the United States. Overall, 81 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in Italy.

A total of 4,573 people from Azerbaijan fled to Germany. With a total of 276 positive decisions 14.10 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 Azerbaijan.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan

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
Germany 4,5732761,68114.1 % 1772418011.8 %
France 2365336712.6 % 4368735119.9 %
United States 234100100.0 % 19100100.0 %
Canada 21260888.2 % 000
Sweden 1676915530.8 % 324142315.7 %
Netherlands 67090.0 % 130100.0 %
Austria 63121544.4 % 000
Czechia 4950100.0 % 000
Belgium 44151353.6 % 400150.0 %
United Kingdom 300130.0 % 700
Russia 2600 000
Australia 23060.0 % 000
Spain 2200 000
Poland 21050.0 % 000
Denmark 2000 1200
Georgia 1900 000
Norway 1750100.0 % 300260.0 %
Finland 1118578.3 % 000
Egypt 7050.0 % 000
Italy 770100.0 % 000
Lithuania 700 000
Luxembourg 000 200250.0 %
Ukraine 000 600
Totals 5,8555302,28218.8 % 1,08413583813.9 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan 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 205 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of Russia and from Syria.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan 856010436.6 % 12120100.0 %
Pakistan 490390.0 % 000
Russia 3080100.0 % 000
Iraq 17090.0 % 000
Syria 970100.0 % 000
Turkey 800 000
Iran 761331.6 % 000
Totals 2058116532.9 % 12120100.0 %



National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 264,241 migrants lived in Azerbaijan. 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.