Asylum applications and refugees from Mongolia

482 people from Mongolia fled in 2021 and applied for asylum in other countries, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.014% of all residents. The most common destination countries have been Sweden, United States and France. Overall, 93 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and the United States.

A total of 79 people fled to the United States from Mongolia. With 17 positive decisions, 15.32 percent of all new applications have been accepted.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Mongolia

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't 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

Sweden12202210.0 %
United States79179415.3 %
France74182426.9 %
Austria535637.4 %
Germany530690.0 %
South Korea4001830.0 %
Czechia160120.0 %
Switzerland13050.0 %
United Kingdom10050.0 %
Canada9310100.0 %
Spain5050.0 %
Belgium0050.0 %
New Zealand0050.0 %
Totals482719097.2 %


Sweden40604280.0 %
United States93130100.0 %
France1765647.2 %
Germany1000720.0 %
South Korea000
United Kingdom5050.0 %
New Zealand000
Totals795185693.1 %

National migrant stock from 1960 to 2020

In 2020 a total of 21,345 migrants lived in Mongolia, representing about 0 percent of the total population. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.
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