Refugees from Cambodia

299 people from Cambodia have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.002% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Thailand, Australia and South Korea. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in Thailand.

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

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 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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Thailand 99361373.5 % 17140100.0 %
Australia 7991242.9 % 1700
South Korea 570310.0 % 000
France 330170.0 % 120130.0 %
Canada 1670100.0 % 000
Malaysia 1500 000
Japan 000 1900
United States 000 800
Totals 299527341.6 % 73141351.9 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Cambodia

Cambodia 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 201 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Vietnam.

New Applications



Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Vietnam 2010340.0 % 700
Totals 2010340.0 % 700

National migrant stock from 1995 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 73,963 migrants lived in Cambodia. 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.