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Asylum applications and refugees from Moldova

3,413 people from Moldova have fled in 2020 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.130% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, Germany and the United States. Overall, 99 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in Italy.

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 2020

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 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
France1,70051,4240.3 %
Germany1,28404950.0 %
United States90177119.3 %
Israel750690.0 %
Italy5653213.5 %
Czechia430290.0 %
Switzerland360450.0 %
Netherlands320380.0 %
Spain310130.0 %
Greece300270.0 %
Austria180140.0 %
Russia800
Sweden5050.0 %
Romania500
Iceland000
Poland00100.0 %
Ireland0050.0 %
Lithuania0050.0 %
Totals3,413272,2821.2 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
France18801260.0 %
Germany96403520.0 %
United States146231560.5 %
Israel000
Italy000
Czechia800
Switzerland000
Netherlands000
Spain000
Greece60200.0 %
Austria000
Russia000
Sweden110100.0 %
Romania000
Iceland7050.0 %
Poland5050.0 %
Ireland000
Lithuania000
Totals1,335235334.1 %

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 2020 there have been 77 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Turkey and from Uzbekistan.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Turkey44351274.5 %
Uzbekistan85550.0 %
Armenia5050.0 %
Romania500
Syria500
Tajikistan5050.0 %
Ukraine5050.0 %
Kyrgyzstan0050.0 %
Russia0050.0 %
Totals77404248.8 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Turkey12050.0 %
Uzbekistan600
Armenia5050.0 %
Romania000
Syria000
Tajikistan500
Ukraine5050.0 %
Kyrgyzstan000
Russia000
Totals330150.0 %


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.