Asylum applications and refugees from Turkmenistan

137 people from Turkmenistan 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 the United States, Germany and Russia. The most successful have been the refugees in Russia and in Canada.

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Turkmenistan

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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
United States 56341077.3 % 2000
Germany 370520.0 % 0050.0 %
Russia 24100100.0 % 000
Greece 550100.0 % 000
Netherlands 5050.0 % 000
Norway 550100.0 % 000
Ukraine 500 000
Ecuador 00100.0 % 000
Canada 050100.0 % 000
Totals 137597743.4 % 20050.0 %

National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 196,386 migrants lived in Turkmenistan. 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.