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Asylum applications and refugees from Bosnia and Herzegovina

991 people from Bosnia and Herzegovina have fled in 2020 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.030% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, Germany and Italy. Overall, 97 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Switzerland and in Italy.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of refugees from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. 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

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
France657137751.6 %
Germany1770410.0 %
Italy46125916.9 %
Sweden300260.0 %
Belgium250250.0 %
Switzerland1551033.3 %
United States140140.0 %
Austria110150.0 %
Netherlands110160.0 %
Slovenia500
Australia0050.0 %
Greece0050.0 %
Totals991309912.9 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
France28451822.7 %
Germany2240580.0 %
Italy000
Sweden570510.0 %
Belgium90100.0 %
Switzerland900
United States27050.0 %
Austria000
Netherlands500
Slovenia000
Australia000
Greece000
Totals61553061.6 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 2020 there have been 222 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Iraq72050.0 %
Turkey3900
Afghanistan31050.0 %
Morocco17050.0 %
Pakistan170190.0 %
Iran130100.0 %
Syria1000
Yemen7050.0 %
Algeria600
West Bank500
Tunisia500
Totals2220490.0 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Iraq000
Turkey000
Afghanistan6050.0 %
Morocco000
Pakistan5050.0 %
Iran000
Syria000
Yemen700
Algeria000
West Bank000
Tunisia000
Totals180100.0 %


National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 34,803 migrants lived in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 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.