Refugees from Albania

29,922 people from Albania have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 1.040% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, France and the United Kingdom. Overall, 99 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in Canada.

A total of 14,853 people from Albania fled to Germany. With a total of 18 positive decisions 0.06 percent of all applications have been accepted.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Albania 2000 to 2016

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 Albania

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2016. 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

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany 14,8531829,6810.1 % 2,38305,6890.0 %
France 6,859753,1342.3 % 2,185581,4373.9 %
United Kingdom 1,768178002.1 % 52524144135.3 %
Netherlands 1,68306210.0 % 34090.0 %
Greece 1,29509690.0 % 95602360.0 %
Sweden 730128671.4 % 84008410.0 %
Belgium 6496749212.0 % 424182416.9 %
Italy 3633612322.6 % 000
Ireland 25751852.6 % 1650270.0 %
Iceland 23101900.0 % 000
Luxembourg 21301070.0 % 1200780.0 %
United States 20890100.0 % 1651023375.6 %
Canada 168777949.4 % 000
Switzerland 1420960.0 % 000
Norway 12701030.0 % 970920.0 %
Denmark 9000 000
Finland 8301410.0 % 000
Austria 760830.0 % 000
Australia 390150.0 % 1100
Spain 2600 000
Romania 1500 000
Hungary 13050.0 % 000
Mexico 900 000
Estonia 800 000
Costa Rica 6060.0 % 000
Slovenia 600 000
Liechtenstein 500 000
Totals 29,92231637,6970.8 % 7,9054199,1244.4 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Albania

Albania 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 2016 there have been 2,161 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of Iran and from Serbia.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Iran 1,94280100.0 % 000
Syria 12700 000
Afghanistan 6400 000
Iraq 2800 000
Serbia 0080.0 % 000
Totals 2,1618850.0 % 000



National migrant stock from 1995 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 57,616 migrants lived in Albania. 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.