Asylum applications and refugees from Indonesia

1,379 people from Indonesia have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.001% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Australia, United States and Malaysia. Overall, 79 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Malaysia and in Canada.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Indonesia 2000 to 2019

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 Indonesia

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2019. 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
Australia 752165721.9 % 440710.0 %
United States 2617541515.3 % 444331568.8 %
Malaysia 92290100.0 % 000
South Korea 870360.0 % 000
Japan 5300 26305960.0 %
Canada 4523582.1 % 5050.0 %
Greece 410110.0 % 000
United Kingdom 375550.0 % 000
Germany 11050.0 % 0050.0 %
Denmark 0050.0 % 50100.0 %
Italy 0050.0 % 000
Totals 1,37914854421.4 % 761337024.5 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Indonesia

Indonesia 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 2019 there have been 987 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Afghanistan and from Somalia.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan 372790100.0 % 000
Yemen 15850100.0 % 000
Sri Lanka 12852417.2 % 25050.0 %
Somalia 66350100.0 % 550100.0 %
Eritrea 60220100.0 % 000
Sudan 4951033.3 % 1000
West Bank 3350100.0 % 000
Iran 29101050.0 % 29301075.0 %
Burma 2400 000
Iraq 1800 000
Egypt 105550.0 % 500
Cameroon 10050.0 % 50100.0 %
Ethiopia 1051033.3 % 100100.0 %
Bangladesh 5050.0 % 5050.0 %
Ivory Coast 5050.0 % 5050.0 %
Pakistan 550100.0 % 000
Turkey 500 000
Angola 050100.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 050100.0 % 0050.0 %
Totals 9871917472.1 % 99355041.2 %



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 328,846 migrants lived in Indonesia. 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.