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Asylum applications and refugees in Hungary

436 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2019 in Hungary - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Afghanistan, Iraq and from Pakistan. A total of 658 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 3% answered positively. 97 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Eritrea and from persons with unknown origin.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Hungary and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Hungary

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2019. 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

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan18503150.0 %
Iraq15702600.0 %
Pakistan275550.0 %
Iran2252119.2 %
Syria200120.0 %
unknown1050100.0 %
Ghana5050.0 %
Tajikistan50100.0 %
Turkey5050.0 %
Eritrea050100.0 %
Somalia0050.0 %
Totals436206383.0 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan1200
Iraq1400
Pakistan000
Iran000
Syria000
unknown000
Ghana000
Tajikistan000
Turkey000
Eritrea000
Somalia000
Totals2600

Asylum applications of refugees from Hungary

Hungary is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2019 there have been 273 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Hungary in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Canada.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Canada2171346168.7 %
United States460340.0 %
United Kingdom5050.0 %
Switzerland5050.0 %
France0050.0 %
Totals27313411054.9 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Canada57575252.3 %
United States660120.0 %
United Kingdom000
Switzerland000
France000
Totals123576447.1 %


National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 449,632 migrants lived in Hungary. 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.