Asylum applications and refugees from Tajikistan

1,146 people from Tajikistan have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.012% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, Netherlands and Lithuania. Overall, 79 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in Switzerland.

A total of 411 people from Tajikistan fled to Germany. With a total of 68 positive decisions 11.37 percent of all applications have been accepted.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Tajikistan 2000 to 2018

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 Tajikistan

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
Germany 4116853011.4 % 1,11354601.1 %
Netherlands 17800 000
Lithuania 118282354.9 % 000
Turkey 7200 000
United States 64173433.3 % 49160100.0 %
Sweden 560350.0 % 700270.0 %
Russia 4600 000
Poland 36107711.5 % 5301060.0 %
Austria 34521775.4 % 000
Ukraine 250300.0 % 2100
Canada 2380100.0 % 000
South Korea 1100 000
Belgium 1000 000
Switzerland 970100.0 % 000
Greece 950100.0 % 000
Egypt 800 000
United Kingdom 700 000
Israel 700 000
Jordan 700 000
Latvia 5050.0 % 000
Portugal 500 000
Trinidad and Tobago 500 000
Totals 1,14619575120.6 % 1,306215933.4 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Tajikistan

Tajikistan 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 2018 there have been 521 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Afghanistan.

New Applications



Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Afghanistan 5215806689.8 % 000
Totals 5215806689.8 % 000

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.