Refugees from Georgia

8,095 people from Georgia have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.218% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, France and Sweden. Overall, 97 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in Canada.

A total of 3,448 people from Georgia fled to Germany. With a total of 26 positive decisions 1.05 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 Georgia.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Georgia 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 Georgia

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 3,448262,4411.1 % 32374961.4 %
France 912429664.2 % 789518006.0 %
Sweden 63865651.1 % 69604920.0 %
Netherlands 58501090.0 % 190110.0 %
Greece 58304190.0 % 46601240.0 %
United States 381140100.0 % 3400
Austria 29001280.0 % 000
Italy 19454310.4 % 000
Belgium 1840430.0 % 980610.0 %
Canada 113312852.5 % 000
Russia 10100 000
Spain 77080.0 % 000
Ireland 75103721.3 % 3600
Denmark 7200 1200
Switzerland 6900 000
Luxembourg 6300 60120.0 %
United Kingdom 610360.0 % 160130.0 %
Poland 560360.0 % 350210.0 %
Czech Republic 450340.0 % 000
Iceland 4200 000
Australia 21090.0 % 000
Finland 190150.0 % 000
Cyprus 1800 000
Ukraine 1300 000
Hungary 12060.0 % 000
Norway 9060.0 % 000
Belarus 700 000
Lithuania 700 000
Totals 8,0951344,9292.6 % 2,530582,0302.8 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Georgia

Georgia 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 914 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of Uzbekistan and from Iran.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Iraq 25991038.0 % 000
Nigeria 820140.0 % 000
Egypt 730370.0 % 000
India 73090.0 % 000
Bangladesh 690330.0 % 000
Iran 63161257.1 % 000
Ukraine 54050.0 % 000
Somalia 420200.0 % 000
Russia 340120.0 % 000
Turkey 340170.0 % 000
Syria 2100 000
Azerbaijan 1900 000
Pakistan 1971335.0 % 000
Afghanistan 17060.0 % 000
Cameroon 11080.0 % 000
Ivory Coast 90250.0 % 000
Congo, Republic of the 900 000
Nepal 900 000
unknown 700 000
Ghana 500 000
Sri Lanka 500 000
Uzbekistan 070100.0 % 000
Totals 9143931411.0 % 000



National migrant stock from 1995 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 168,802 migrants lived in Georgia. 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.