Asylum applications and refugees from Cambodia

161 people from Cambodia fled in 2021 and applied for asylum in other countries, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.001% of all residents. The most common destination countries have been Australia, Thailand and France. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and the United States.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Cambodia

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

Australia745578.1 %
Thailand67622273.8 %
France10104219.2 %
South Korea100100.0 %
Canada0130100.0 %
Germany0050.0 %
United States050100.0 %
Totals1619513641.1 %


Australia49050.0 %
Thailand46101245.5 %
France410300.0 %
South Korea000
Germany5050.0 %
United States14050.0 %
Totals155105714.9 %

National migrant stock from 1960 to 2020

In 2020 a total of 79,341 migrants lived in Cambodia, representing about 0 percent of the total population. 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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