Asylum applications and refugees in New Zealand

389 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2018 in New Zealand - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from China, India and from Sri Lanka. A total of 313 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 33% answered positively. 67 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Russia and from Syria.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in New Zealand

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2018. 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

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
China 103493955.7 % 000
India 490290.0 % 000
Sri Lanka 420220.0 % 000
Saudi Arabia 316842.9 % 000
Pakistan 280200.0 % 000
Iran 200120.0 % 000
Malaysia 1800 000
Bangladesh 120150.0 % 000
Burma 100100.0 % 000
Colombia 900 000
Nigeria 9090.0 % 000
Turkey 8131056.5 % 000
Afghanistan 7101343.5 % 000
Czechia 700 000
Russia 7140100.0 % 000
Philippines 6090.0 % 000
Yemen 650100.0 % 000
South Africa 600 000
Zimbabwe 600 000
Uruguay 500 000
Ethiopia 0050.0 % 000
Jordan 0090.0 % 000
Syria 060100.0 % 000
unknown 000 233917654.5 %
Totals 38910321032.9 % 233917654.5 %





Asylum applications of refugees from New Zealand

  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States 000 500
Totals 000 500



National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 1,039,736 migrants lived in New Zealand. 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)