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Asylum applications and refugees from Moldova

4,962 people from Moldova have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.187% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, France and the Netherlands. Overall, 97 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Russia and in Canada.

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 2019

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 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

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany1,77101,3000.0 %
France1,29704330.0 %
Netherlands1,20703430.0 %
Israel24201050.0 %
United States1175913929.8 %
Switzerland550100.0 %
Italy53116813.9 %
Greece420140.0 %
Czechia380370.0 %
Iceland320460.0 %
Spain260100.0 %
Russia2250100.0 %
Romania16050.0 %
Austria130160.0 %
Canada1150100.0 %
Sweden10050.0 %
Belgium5050.0 %
Poland500
Norway0050.0 %
Totals4,962802,5413.1 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany1,06804310.0 %
France1490220.0 %
Netherlands15050.0 %
Israel000
United States18677593.9 %
Switzerland000
Italy000
Greece000
Czechia500
Iceland340300.0 %
Spain000
Russia000
Romania000
Austria000
Canada000
Sweden15050.0 %
Belgium000
Poland500
Norway000
Totals1,4777749813.4 %

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 2019 there have been 84 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Turkey.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Turkey2214573.7 %
Bangladesh170280.0 %
Armenia10050.0 %
Afghanistan500
Azerbaijan50100.0 %
India500
Russia5050.0 %
Syria500
Ukraine5050.0 %
Yemen500
Uzbekistan0050.0 %
Totals84146318.2 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Turkey50100.0 %
Bangladesh28050.0 %
Armenia500
Afghanistan000
Azerbaijan500
India000
Russia0050.0 %
Syria000
Ukraine5050.0 %
Yemen000
Uzbekistan5050.0 %
Totals530300.0 %


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.