Asylum applications and refugees from Belarus

1,765 people from Belarus have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.019% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been the United States, Israel and the Netherlands. Overall, 78 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in the United States.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Belarus 2000 to 2018

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 Belarus

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

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States 41213122137.2 % 22839686.7 %
Israel 3760130.0 % 000
Netherlands 252060.0 % 000
Germany 1780730.0 % 2340560.0 %
Sweden 830530.0 % 1140670.0 %
France 720350.0 % 36070.0 %
Belgium 5051525.0 % 00150.0 %
Switzerland 500200.0 % 1000
Spain 35070.0 % 000
Finland 34050.0 % 000
Italy 32070.0 % 000
Denmark 310180.0 % 1500
Poland 2652020.0 % 250170.0 %
Austria 250160.0 % 000
Liechtenstein 2500 000
United Kingdom 150140.0 % 800
Lithuania 150240.0 % 000
Luxembourg 15050.0 % 500
Ukraine 1200 000
Greece 1000 000
Canada 9140100.0 % 000
Czechia 800 500
Estonia 0050.0 % 000
Totals 1,76515555721.8 % 6803916818.8 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Belarus

Belarus 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 2018 there have been 861 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Ukraine and from Bangladesh.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Ukraine 7610170.0 % 000
Afghanistan 3500 000
Syria 1900 000
Iraq 1300 000
Russia 9050.0 % 000
Cuba 700 000
Turkey 700 000
Bangladesh 5050.0 % 000
Yemen 500 000
Totals 8610270.0 % 000



National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 1,082,905 migrants lived in Belarus. 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)