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Asylum applications and refugees from Bhutan

25 people from Bhutan fled in 2021 and applied for asylum in other countries, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.003% of all residents. The mostly chosen host country has been the United States. Overall, 84 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of refugees from Bhutan

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't 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

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
United States200150.0 %
France50110.0 %
Canada050100.0 %
Totals2552616.1 %

Reviews

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
United States27050.0 %
France550100.0 %
Canada000
Totals325550.0 %


National migrant stock from 1960 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 51,106 migrants lived in Bhutan. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.
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