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Asylum applications and refugees from Thailand

892 people from Thailand have fled in 2020 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.001% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Australia, South Korea and the United States. Overall, 99 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in France.

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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Asylum applications of refugees from Thailand

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. 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
Australia63658100.6 %
South Korea1170960.0 %
United States42050.0 %
United Kingdom400110.0 %
South Africa17050.0 %
Germany1600
France1250100.0 %
Sweden70150.0 %
Israel50100.0 %
Totals892109521.0 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Australia81202170.0 %
South Korea000
United States29050.0 %
United Kingdom1000
South Africa050100.0 %
Germany000
France000
Sweden230150.0 %
Israel000
Totals87452372.1 %

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 2020 there have been 464 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Pakistan and from Afghanistan.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Vietnam204932876.9 %
Cambodia7129585.3 %
Pakistan67630100.0 %
Afghanistan36360100.0 %
China18100100.0 %
Iran17150100.0 %
Cameroon13200100.0 %
Syria11130100.0 %
Sri Lanka7050.0 %
Somalia5110100.0 %
Ethiopia550100.0 %
West Bank550100.0 %
Laos550100.0 %
Burma0150100.0 %
Egypt050100.0 %
Zimbabwe0100100.0 %
Totals4643353889.8 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Vietnam47151451.7 %
Cambodia14120100.0 %
Pakistan2451821.7 %
Afghanistan000
China000
Iran000
Cameroon000
Syria000
Sri Lanka00110.0 %
Somalia510566.7 %
Ethiopia000
West Bank000
Laos000
Burma000
Egypt050100.0 %
Zimbabwe000
Totals90474849.5 %


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)