Asylum applications and refugees from Slovakia

170 people from Slovakia have fled in 2018 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.003% of all residents. The mostly chosen host country has been Canada. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada.

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

Refugee countries by origin and destination

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Asylum applications of refugees from Slovakia

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2018. 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



Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Canada 1573124088.6 % 2100
Sweden 700 000
United States 600 000
Totals 1703124088.6 % 2100

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Slovakia

Slovakia 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 2018 there have been 146 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Afghanistan and from Iran.

New Applications



Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
Afghanistan 31090.0 % 000
Iraq 24060.0 % 000
Yemen 2000 000
Azerbaijan 1600 000
Iran 15090.0 % 000
Pakistan 14050.0 % 000
Vietnam 8090.0 % 000
Georgia 700 000
Ukraine 600 000
India 500 000
Russia 0070.0 % 000
Totals 1460450.0 % 000

National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 177,190 migrants lived in Slovakia. 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.