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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

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Australia752165721.9 %
United States2617541515.3 %
Malaysia92290100.0 %
South Korea870360.0 %
Japan5300
Canada4523582.1 %
Greece410110.0 %
United Kingdom375550.0 %
Germany11050.0 %
Denmark0050.0 %
Italy0050.0 %
Totals1,37914854421.4 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Australia440710.0 %
United States444331568.8 %
Malaysia000
South Korea000
Japan26305960.0 %
Canada5050.0 %
Greece000
United Kingdom000
Germany0050.0 %
Denmark50100.0 %
Italy000
Totals761337024.5 %

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

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan372790100.0 %
Yemen15850100.0 %
Sri Lanka12852417.2 %
Somalia66350100.0 %
Eritrea60220100.0 %
Sudan4951033.3 %
West Bank3350100.0 %
Iran29101050.0 %
Burma2400
Iraq1800
Egypt105550.0 %
Cameroon10050.0 %
Ethiopia1051033.3 %
Bangladesh5050.0 %
Ivory Coast5050.0 %
Pakistan550100.0 %
Turkey500
Angola050100.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic)050100.0 %
Totals9871917472.1 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan000
Yemen000
Sri Lanka25050.0 %
Somalia550100.0 %
Eritrea000
Sudan1000
West Bank000
Iran29301075.0 %
Burma000
Iraq000
Egypt500
Cameroon50100.0 %
Ethiopia100100.0 %
Bangladesh5050.0 %
Ivory Coast5050.0 %
Pakistan000
Turkey000
Angola000
Congo (Dem. Republic)0050.0 %
Totals99355041.2 %


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.