Asylum applications and refugees in Estonia

55 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2018 in Estonia - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Ukraine, Russia and from Egypt. A total of 30 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 20% answered positively. 80 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Iraq and from Russia.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Estonia

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
Ukraine 1600 000
Russia 11090.0 % 000
Egypt 1000 000
Pakistan 700 000
Bangladesh 6050.0 % 000
Iran 5050.0 % 000
Belarus 0050.0 % 000
Iraq 060100.0 % 000
Totals 5562420.0 % 000





Asylum applications of refugees from Estonia

  

New Applications

 

Reviews

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



National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 202,348 migrants lived in Estonia. 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.