Asylum applications and refugees from Indonesia

1,713 people from Indonesia have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.001% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Japan, Australia and the United States. Overall, 94 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in Malaysia.

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 2018

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 2018. 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
Japan 63401,4800.0 % 1,04701,0570.0 %
Australia 618555439.2 % 39893620.0 %
United States 2945720122.1 % 368192246.3 %
Malaysia 757653.8 % 000
Canada 3016866.7 % 0050.0 %
United Kingdom 2071433.3 % 7060.0 %
South Korea 1600 000
Germany 10050.0 % 1000
Greece 100160.0 % 1800
Netherlands 600 000
Denmark 0060.0 % 500
Finland 0090.0 % 000
Totals 1,7131422,2885.8 % 1,853281,1262.4 %





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 2018 there have been 1,356 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 4858730100.0 % 000
Yemen 176340100.0 % 000
Eritrea 17170100.0 % 000
Burma 128290100.0 % 000
Iraq 77740100.0 % 000
Sudan 68112595.7 % 500
unknown 4390100.0 % 000
Sri Lanka 41434350.0 % 430310.0 %
Somalia 341710100.0 % 0060.0 %
Iran 33453854.2 % 37422067.7 %
Turkey 2800 000
Pakistan 22190100.0 % 000
Egypt 12050.0 % 500
Ethiopia 9171750.0 % 13090.0 %
Cameroon 80290.0 % 290210.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic) 8080.0 % 8050.0 %
Ivory Coast 7090.0 % 900
Syria 600 000
Bangladesh 0080.0 % 8060.0 %
Libya 070100.0 % 000
Nigeria 0050.0 % 50110.0 %
Totals 1,3561,44016789.6 % 1624210927.8 %



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.