Asylum applications and refugees from Vietnam4,229 people from Vietnam fled in 2021 and applied for asylum in other countries, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.004% of all residents. The most common destination countries have been the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia. Overall, 81 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Finland and the United Kingdom.
A total of 95 people fled to the United States from Vietnam. With 10 positive decisions, 27.78 percent of all new applications have been accepted. Another 26 applications were rejected, and no decisions were made on those remaining in 2021.
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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Vietnam 2000 to 2021The 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 of refugees from VietnamThe 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.
|United Kingdom||1,844||530||224||70.3 %|
|United States||95||10||26||27.8 %|
|South Korea||5||0||59||0.0 %|
|New Zealand||0||0||5||0.0 %|
|United Kingdom||223||52||35||59.8 %|
|United States||156||31||16||66.0 %|