Refugees in Indonesia

3,079 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2016 in Indonesia - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Afghanistan, Nigeria and from Somalia. A total of 3,325 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 93% answered positively. 7 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Burma and from Somalia.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Indonesia and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of incoming asylum applications [in Country] 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 foreign refugees in Indonesia

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

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan 1,1621,9806197.0 % 7384990.3 %
Nigeria 6120160.0 % 1600
Somalia 4832420100.0 % 0050.0 %
Iraq 2861950100.0 % 000
Sudan 101710100.0 % 0060.0 %
Sri Lanka 88545250.9 % 52116215.1 %
Burma 833300100.0 % 000
Yemen 4960100.0 % 000
Iran 30493856.3 % 3895813.4 %
unknown 26830100.0 % 000
Cameroon 2500 000
Eritrea 2250100.0 % 000
Ethiopia 20174228.8 % 4300
Bangladesh 1800 000
Syria 16120100.0 % 000
Pakistan 1463987.5 % 900
Egypt 1100 000
India 1100 000
Libya 1100 000
Angola 600 000
Turkey 500 000
Totals 3,0793,10721893.4 % 23110414042.6 %





Asylum applications of refugees from Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2016 there have been 2,820 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Indonesia in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Malaysia and in the United States.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Japan 1,82901,7420.0 % 1,22902900.0 %
United States 405240100.0 % 7140100.0 %
Australia 3182610120.5 % 13062817.6 %
Malaysia 195510100.0 % 000
Canada 3210566.7 % 000
Greece 1200 000
United Kingdom 10060.0 % 000
Finland 900 000
Germany 500 000
New Zealand 500 000
Ireland 000 500
South Korea 0070.0 % 000
Sweden 060100.0 % 8050.0 %
Totals 2,8201171,8615.9 % 1,379203235.8 %



National migrant stock from 1995 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.