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Asylum applications and refugees in Slovakia

234 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2019 in Slovakia - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Afghanistan, Iran and from Ukraine. A total of 53 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 9% answered positively. 91 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Iran.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Slovakia and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Slovakia

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

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan950120.0 %
Iran5151131.3 %
Ukraine160100.0 %
India1500
Armenia14050.0 %
Bangladesh1300
Algeria500
Burma500
Pakistan500
Russia500
Sudan500
Turkey5050.0 %
Azerbaijan0050.0 %
Totals2345489.4 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Afghanistan000
Iran000
Ukraine000
India000
Armenia000
Bangladesh000
Algeria000
Burma000
Pakistan000
Russia000
Sudan000
Turkey000
Azerbaijan000
Totals000

Asylum applications of refugees from Slovakia

Slovakia is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2019 there have been 58 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Slovakia in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Canada.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Canada481411590.4 %
Austria500
United States5050.0 %
Sweden0050.0 %
Switzerland0050.0 %
Totals581413082.5 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Canada15100100.0 %
Austria000
United States000
Sweden500
Switzerland000
Totals20100100.0 %


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.