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Asylum applications and refugees in Tajikistan

6,372 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2021 in Tajikistan — according to UNHCR. All these refugees had come from Afghanistan. A total of 3,735 decisions have been made on initial applications. Around 98% of them were answered positively. 2 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. The most successful have been the applications of refugees from Afghanistan.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Incoming asylum applications in Tajikistan 2000 to 2021

The top line represents the total number of asylum applications (first applications + reviews). Below are the number of recognized refugees (green) and rejected applications (red).

Asylum applications from foreign refugees in Tajikistan

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't 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
Afghanistan6,3723,6756098.4 %
Totals6,3723,6756098.4 %

Reviews

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Afghanistan000
Totals000

Asylum applications of refugees from Tajikistan

Tajikistan is one of the countries where refugees are not only coming in. In the year 2021, there have been 660 asylum applications received from citizens from Tajikistan in other countries. The most successful have been the applications in Canada and in Russia.

New Applications

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Germany2424418219.5 %
Poland1350940.0 %
Lithuania62121149.5 %
Russia4750100.0 %
United States42102727.0 %
Ukraine320320.0 %
Austria2019579.2 %
South Korea2000
Netherlands17050.0 %
France125587.9 %
Sweden954210.6 %
Switzerland90120.0 %
Egypt8050.0 %
Norway500
Belgium0050.0 %
Canada0140100.0 %
Greece0050.0 %
Luxembourg0050.0 %
Spain0050.0 %
Totals66011459616.1 %

Reviews

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Germany4085132413.6 %
Poland1600
Lithuania000
Russia000
United States39100100.0 %
Ukraine10050.0 %
Austria000
South Korea000
Netherlands0050.0 %
France43151746.9 %
Sweden600690.0 %
Switzerland000
Egypt000
Norway000
Belgium000
Canada500
Greece600
Luxembourg000
Spain000
Totals5877642015.3 %


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 numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.
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