Refugees from Nepal

4,410 people from Nepal have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.015% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been the United States, Japan and South Korea. Overall, 84 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in Canada.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Nepal 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 refugees from Nepal

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

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States 1,4802051593.2 % 6172656680.1 %
Japan 1,45108410.0 % 93902770.0 %
South Korea 21701700.0 % 000
United Kingdom 20901050.0 % 340270.0 %
Canada 180803768.4 % 000
Australia 173171569.8 % 11201210.0 %
Germany 13100 000
France 850430.0 % 476648.6 %
Italy 63090.0 % 000
Austria 56060.0 % 000
Costa Rica 5200 000
Hungary 520100.0 % 000
Greece 470270.0 % 1800
Cyprus 43050.0 % 000
Finland 310350.0 % 000
South Africa 180620.0 % 000
Belgium 12080.0 % 250210.0 %
Guatemala 1200 000
Ireland 12090.0 % 000
Netherlands 120150.0 % 600
Bulgaria 1100 000
Brazil 1100 000
Latvia 10060.0 % 000
Denmark 900 000
Georgia 900 000
Sweden 80200.0 % 300200.0 %
Switzerland 60110.0 % 000
Thailand 5060.0 % 000
Ukraine 500 000
Norway 0060.0 % 9090.0 %
Totals 4,4103021,60215.9 % 1,83727160530.9 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Nepal

Nepal 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 2016 there have been 125 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of Bangladesh and from Pakistan.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Burma 66140100.0 % 000
Bangladesh 25230100.0 % 000
Pakistan 19200100.0 % 000
Somalia 1560100.0 % 000
Totals 125630100.0 % 000



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 518,278 migrants lived in Nepal. 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.