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Asylum applications and refugees from Thailand

1,305 people from Thailand have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.002% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Australia, South Korea and the United Kingdom. Overall, 99 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Laos and in the United States.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Thailand 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 refugees from Thailand

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

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Australia91901,1130.0 %
South Korea2840770.0 %
United Kingdom400130.0 %
United States1951525.0 %
Sweden130100.0 %
Israel10050.0 %
Laos10100100.0 %
Canada5050.0 %
Germany500
Italy0050.0 %
Totals1,305151,2431.2 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Australia9640180.0 %
South Korea000
United Kingdom55550.0 %
United States51050.0 %
Sweden100130.0 %
Israel000
Laos000
Canada0050.0 %
Germany000
Italy000
Totals1,0305469.8 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Thailand

Thailand 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 2019 there have been 701 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Cameroon and from Afghanistan.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Vietnam227828948.0 %
Cambodia125434847.3 %
Pakistan123882280.0 %
Cameroon46250100.0 %
Afghanistan34190100.0 %
Iran285550.0 %
Burma24150100.0 %
China2210566.7 %
Somalia1912570.6 %
Syria13100100.0 %
Yemen1050100.0 %
Egypt500
Ethiopia510566.7 %
West Bank55550.0 %
Iraq55550.0 %
Kuwait5050.0 %
Laos550100.0 %
Totals70133919463.6 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Vietnam1185965.0 %
Cambodia4854410.2 %
Pakistan410290.0 %
Cameroon050100.0 %
Afghanistan000
Iran10100100.0 %
Burma000
China000
Somalia120100.0 %
Syria000
Yemen000
Egypt500
Ethiopia000
West Bank000
Iraq000
Kuwait000
Laos000
Totals2342517912.3 %


National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 3,913,258 migrants lived in Thailand. 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)