Asylum applications and refugees in Vanuatu

0 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2021 in Vanuatu — according to UNHCR. All these refugees had come from Bangladesh. A total of 5 decisions have been made on initial applications.

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Asylum applications from foreign refugees in Vanuatu

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't 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

Bangladesh0050.0 %
Totals0050.0 %



National migrant stock from 1960 to 2020

In 2020 a total of 3,257 migrants lived in Vanuatu, representing about 0 percent of the total population. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.
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