Asylum applications and refugees in Slovenia

2,740 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2018 in Slovenia - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Pakistan, Algeria and from Afghanistan. A total of 464 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 19% answered positively. 81 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Eritrea and from Syria.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of incoming asylum applications in Slovenia 2000 to 2018

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 foreign refugees in Slovenia

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

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Pakistan 7720160.0 % 800
Algeria 47001020.0 % 2300
Afghanistan 45751054.5 % 1700
Morocco 1720350.0 % 700
Iran 16162718.2 % 1000
Syria 158412166.1 % 600
Iraq 930160.0 % 000
Turkey 67121544.4 % 000
Bangladesh 6000 000
Eritrea 59260100.0 % 000
Tunisia 420170.0 % 000
India 3400 000
Russia 2800 000
Nepal 2700 000
unknown 2600 000
Libya 23090.0 % 000
Serbia 220110.0 % 000
Albania 1600 000
Egypt 1300 000
Azerbaijan 1200 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 900 000
China 700 000
Sri Lanka 600 000
Nigeria 600 000
Totals 2,7409037419.4 % 7100





Asylum applications of refugees from Slovenia

  

New Applications

 

Reviews

Destination appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States 000 500
Totals 000 500



National migrant stock from 1990 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 235,966 migrants lived in Slovenia. 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.