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Asylum applications and refugees from Palestine

3,921 people from Palestine have fled in 2020 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.082% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Greece, Belgium and Germany. The most successful have been the refugees in Cyprus and in Mauritania.

A total of 289 people from Palestine fled to Germany. With a total of 48 positive decisions 47.06 percent of all applications have been accepted.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of refugees from Palestine

The 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.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Greece1,2601,95813893.4 %
Belgium4533551,30521.4 %
Germany289485447.1 %
Sweden2406436015.1 %
United Kingdom237564157.7 %
Libya21900
Spain171536068.0 %
France1371235967.6 %
Canada1323577482.8 %
Iceland12250100.0 %
Serbia12100
Australia8819579.2 %
Iraq8500
Romania6151033.3 %
Morocco5300
Italy41281073.7 %
Mauritania24210100.0 %
Cyprus22340100.0 %
Indonesia2200
Netherlands1750100.0 %
Malaysia16180100.0 %
Lebanon1400
Ireland1325583.3 %
Algeria1300
Montenegro1100
Slovenia1013572.2 %
Georgia800
Tunisia700
Thailand550100.0 %
Philippines500
Albania500
Argentina550100.0 %
Bosnia and Herzegovina500
Ghana550100.0 %
Portugal500
Kyrgyzstan0050.0 %
Hungary050100.0 %
Brazil050100.0 %
Belarus050100.0 %
United States000
Totals3,9213,2172,67754.6 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Greece3952417.2 %
Belgium335256953.5 %
Germany190600.0 %
Sweden67053591.4 %
United Kingdom4912570.6 %
Libya000
Spain000
France77373849.3 %
Canada61304341.1 %
Iceland2800
Serbia000
Australia500
Iraq000
Romania0050.0 %
Morocco000
Italy000
Mauritania000
Cyprus00180.0 %
Indonesia000
Netherlands000
Malaysia000
Lebanon000
Ireland000
Algeria000
Montenegro000
Slovenia000
Georgia000
Tunisia000
Thailand000
Philippines000
Albania000
Argentina000
Bosnia and Herzegovina000
Ghana000
Portugal000
Kyrgyzstan000
Hungary000
Brazil000
Belarus000
United States16100100.0 %
Totals1,2991241,2479.0 %


National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 255,507 migrants lived in Palestine. 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.