Approval rate for asylum applicants from Guinea hits lowest level since 2012 in France

In the second quarter of 2019 19 percent of the citizens from Guinea applying for asylum in France got positive decisions. This is the lowest level in six years. A total of 315 applications were approved (out of 1,625).

Since 2008 on average 24 percent of asylum decisions from Guinea to France have been positive. In the second quarter of 2016 the approval rate peaked at 37 percent.

In the whole European Union 18 percent of applicants from Guinea got positive decisions in the second quarter of 2019. The EU average since 2008 is 29 percent.

In total 28,510 asylum decisions were made in France in the second quarter of 2019, 26 percent of these were approved.

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