Asylum applications and refugees from Nepal1,597 people from Nepal have fled in 2020 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.005% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been the United States, Cyprus and South Korea. Overall, 87 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in Nauru.
In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in Nepal.
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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Nepal 2000 to 2020The 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 NepalThe total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. 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.
|United States||413||10||166||5.7 %|
|South Korea||260||0||144||0.0 %|
|United Kingdom||101||0||21||0.0 %|
|South Africa||12||0||5||0.0 %|
|United States||320||186||66||73.8 %|
|United Kingdom||14||0||15||0.0 %|
|South Africa||0||52||5||91.2 %|
Asylum applications of foreign refugees in NepalNepal 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 2020 there have been 25 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Pakistan and from Iran.