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Asylum applications and refugees in Tajikistan

3,235 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2019 in Tajikistan - according to UNHCR. All these refugees had come from Afghanistan. A total of 2,135 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 90% answered positively. 10 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Afghanistan.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Tajikistan and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of incoming asylum applications in Tajikistan 2000 to 2019

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 foreign refugees in Tajikistan

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2019. 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

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan3,2351,92521090.2 %
Totals3,2351,92521090.2 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan000
Totals000

Asylum applications of refugees from Tajikistan

Tajikistan is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2019 there have been 1,265 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Tajikistan in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Russia and in Canada.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany4125924919.2 %
Lithuania217169314.7 %
Netherlands109050.0 %
Sweden86122730.8 %
Poland80106114.1 %
Russia73180100.0 %
United States71144324.6 %
Ukraine61104020.0 %
France580520.0 %
Austria28301961.2 %
South Korea10050.0 %
Finland10050.0 %
United Kingdom10050.0 %
Slovenia1000
Switzerland1050100.0 %
Canada550100.0 %
Hungary50100.0 %
Italy5050.0 %
India500
Belgium0050.0 %
Egypt00160.0 %
Totals1,26517964021.9 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany1877961611.4 %
Lithuania000
Netherlands500
Sweden460560.0 %
Poland740270.0 %
Russia000
United States85160100.0 %
Ukraine13851327.8 %
France615550.0 %
Austria000
South Korea000
Finland000
United Kingdom500
Slovenia500
Switzerland000
Canada000
Hungary000
Italy000
India000
Belgium000
Egypt10050.0 %
Totals61610572212.7 %


National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 275,059 migrants lived in Tajikistan. 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.