Asylum applications and refugees from Singapore

7 people from Singapore have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. The choice of possible host countries with Australia and the United Kingdom very limited. Overall, 100 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United Kingdom.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Singapore

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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Australia 700 000
United Kingdom 00110.0 % 000
Totals 70110.0 % 000

National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 2,543,638 migrants lived in Singapore. 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.

(Values of the graph in millions of immigrants)