Asylum applications and refugees in Slovenia

3,613 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2019 in Slovenia - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Algeria, Morocco and from Pakistan. A total of 545 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 14% answered positively. 86 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Somalia and from Turkey.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Development of incoming asylum applications in Slovenia 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 foreign refugees in Slovenia

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

 

Reviews

Origin appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
 appliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Algeria 1,01101200.0 % 5400
Morocco 7210530.0 % 2500
Pakistan 5240260.0 % 2100
Afghanistan 4155736.4 % 2300
Bangladesh 175050.0 % 500
Tunisia 1280170.0 % 500
Iran 119103721.3 % 2700
Iraq 8753213.5 % 2100
Turkey 68281073.7 % 1800
Syria 63161453.3 % 1600
Libya 510180.0 % 500
West Bank 45050.0 % 000
Egypt 4000 000
Cuba 280100.0 % 000
India 2700 000
Sri Lanka 1400 000
Nigeria 11050.0 % 000
Serbia 110160.0 % 1000
Azerbaijan 1000 000
Russia 105550.0 % 500
Tajikistan 1000 500
Albania 500 000
Bosnia and Herzegovina 5050.0 % 000
China 500 000
Eritrea 5050.0 % 500
Gambia 5050.0 % 000
Somalia 550100.0 % 000
Vietnam 500 000
Yemen 500 000
unknown 5050.0 % 000
Congo (Dem. Republic) 0050.0 % 000
Totals 3,6137447113.6 % 24500



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.