Refugees from Azerbaijan

5,171 people from Azerbaijan have fled in 2017 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.052% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, United States and Canada. Overall, 85 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Spain and in Australia.

A total of 3,030 people from Azerbaijan fled to Germany. With a total of 595 positive decisions 12.47 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 2017

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 2017. 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 3,0305954,17812.5 % 382448095.2 %
United States 449182839.1 % 1050100.0 %
Canada 4251455871.4 % 53090.0 %
France 3744832013.0 % 4025417223.9 %
Sweden 234167717.2 % 210141946.7 %
Czechia 1210340.0 % 600
Netherlands 1130280.0 % 2000
Austria 89191654.3 % 000
United Kingdom 700320.0 % 130110.0 %
Switzerland 6351131.3 % 500
Belgium 3553014.3 % 2000
Denmark 2700 000
Spain 2770100.0 % 000
Poland 240200.0 % 1500
Georgia 24080.0 % 000
Luxembourg 1000 000
Italy 900 000
Latvia 700 000
Russia 600 000
Armenia 600 000
Australia 660100.0 % 000
Israel 600 000
Lithuania 600 000
Ukraine 500 000
Iceland 500 000
Norway 000 16080.0 %
Totals 5,1718644,84015.1 % 1,1521171,2038.9 %





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 2017 there have been 257 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Yemen and from Russia.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan 1344611229.1 % 1700
Turkey 510430.0 % 000
Pakistan 230130.0 % 000
Iraq 14090.0 % 000
Russia 1210566.7 % 700
Iran 10070.0 % 000
Syria 700 000
Tajikistan 6060.0 % 000
Yemen 050100.0 % 000
Totals 2576119523.8 % 2400



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.