Refugees from Moldova

4,122 people from Moldova have fled in 2016 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.116% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, United States and Greece. Overall, 98 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in Germany.

A total of 3,346 people from Moldova fled to Germany. With a total of 11 positive decisions 0.39 percent of all applications have been accepted.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Moldova 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 refugees from Moldova

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

Destination   applied accepted rejected acceptance
rate
  applied accepted rejected acceptance
rate
Germany   3,346 11 2,826 0.4 %   62 0 9 0.0 %
United States   491 54 0 100.0 %   15 24 0 100.0 %
Greece   41 0 18 0.0 %   23 0 5 0.0 %
Italy   36 0 11 0.0 %   0 0 0
France   34 0 21 0.0 %   11 0 14 0.0 %
Russia   30 0 0   0 0 0
Sweden   26 0 23 0.0 %   28 0 12 0.0 %
Spain   24 0 0   0 0 0
Switzerland   20 0 19 0.0 %   0 0 0
Netherlands   16 0 0   0 0 0
Romania   16 0 6 0.0 %   0 0 0
Austria   10 0 7 0.0 %   0 0 0
Ukraine   8 0 0   0 0 0
Canada   7 0 0   0 0 0
Belgium   6 0 8 0.0 %   0 0 0
Poland   6 0 7 0.0 %   0 0 0
Czechia   5 0 6 0.0 %   0 0 0
Finland   0 0 7 0.0 %   0 0 0
Norway   0 0 6 0.0 %   0 0 0
Totals 4,122652,9652.1 % 139244037.5 %





Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Moldova

Moldova 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 2016 there have been 84 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees of Ukraine and from Sri Lanka.
  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Origin   applied accepted rejected acceptance
rate
  applied accepted rejected acceptance
rate
Ukraine   41 0 28 0.0 %   6 0 20 0.0 %
Syria   25 0 0   0 0 0
Sri Lanka   13 0 13 0.0 %   13 0 10 0.0 %
Russia   5 0 0   0 0 0
Afghanistan   0 0 9 0.0 %   7 0 0
Armenia   0 0 5 0.0 %   5 0 0
Totals 840550.0 % 310300.0 %



National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 142,904 migrants lived in Moldova. 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.