Refugees in Hungary

28,037 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2016 in Hungary - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Afghanistan, Syria and from Pakistan. A total of 4,768 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 Somalia and from Ethiopia.

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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Development of incoming asylum applications [in Country] 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 foreign refugees in Hungary

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

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan 10,774281,4841.9 % 27800
Syria 4,73589080.9 % 24400
Pakistan 3,65255350.9 % 22100
Iraq 3,357124842.4 % 9500
Iran 1,248161877.9 % 3800
Morocco 93702190.0 % 9600
Algeria 60601760.0 % 10400
Turkey 4110270.0 % 1400
Somalia 321172045.9 % 1000
Bangladesh 2560910.0 % 2300
unknown 243234036.5 % 2200
Sri Lanka 2200190.0 % 000
Egypt 2080410.0 % 1000
India 1190470.0 % 000
Libya 1150170.0 % 1000
Serbia 1140360.0 % 3400
Cuba 915568.2 % 1800
Tunisia 630150.0 % 000
Tajikistan 620130.0 % 000
Eritrea 5600 000
Nepal 520100.0 % 000
Nigeria 476638.7 % 3600
Armenia 430130.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 3381338.1 % 000
Ethiopia 306842.9 % 000
Lebanon 29060.0 % 000
Ukraine 20060.0 % 000
China 1900 800
Yemen 1800 000
Mongolia 16050.0 % 000
Sudan 140130.0 % 800
Albania 13050.0 % 000
Congo 12080.0 % 000
Georgia 12060.0 % 000
Montenegro 1200 000
Mali 11050.0 % 000
Ghana 10090.0 % 900
Cameroon 90120.0 % 600
Western Sahara 900 000
Guinea 90110.0 % 700
Burma 700 000
Sierra Leone 700 000
Vietnam 700 000
Kyrgyzstan 500 000
Russia 50100.0 % 000
Ivory Coast 0080.0 % 000
Gambia 000 1100
Senegal 0080.0 % 700
Totals 28,0371344,6342.8 % 1,30900





Asylum applications of refugees from Hungary

Hungary is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2016 there have been 1,014 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Hungary in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Canada.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Canada 95756722371.8 % 000
United States 2500 1600
Germany 1500 000
New Zealand 1200 000
Austria 500 000
Totals 1,01456722371.8 % 1600



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.