Africa

Algeria flag Algeria
  • Immigration detainees:
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  • Estimated detention capacity:
  • International migrants: 3750 (2023)
Angola flag Angola
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 28294 (2023)
Benin flag Benin
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  • International migrants: 6588 (2023)
Botswana flag Botswana
  • Immigration detainees: 300 (2021)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2021)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2021)
  • International migrants: 97 (2023)
Burkina Faso flag Burkina Faso
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  • International migrants: 558 (2023)
Burundi flag Burundi
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  • International migrants: 3013 (2023)
Cameroon flag Cameroon
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  • International migrants: 8554 (2023)
Cape Verde flag Cape Verde
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  • International migrants: 0 (2023)
Central African Republic flag Central African Republic
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  • International migrants: 44571 (2023)
Chad flag Chad
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  • International migrants: 5392 (2023)
Comoros flag Comoros
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  • International migrants: 0 (2023)
Congo (Democratic Republic) flag Congo (Democratic Republic)
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  • International migrants: 3449 (2023)
Congo (Republic) flag Congo (Republic)
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  • International migrants: 19069 (2023)
Cote d Cote d'Ivoire
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  • International migrants: 19009 (2023)
Djibouti flag Djibouti
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 8915 (2023)
Egypt flag Egypt
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2021)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2021)
  • International migrants: 84154 (2023)
Equatorial Guinea flag Equatorial Guinea
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  • International migrants: Not Available (2022)
Eritrea flag Eritrea
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 0 (2023)
Ethiopia flag Ethiopia
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 4038 (2023)
Gabon flag Gabon
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  • International migrants: 76 (2023)
Gambia flag Gambia
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  • International migrants: 425 (2023)
Ghana flag Ghana
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  • International migrants: 4209 (2023)
Guinea flag Guinea
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  • International migrants: 54 (2023)
Guinea-Bissau flag Guinea-Bissau
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  • International migrants: 30 (2023)
Kenya flag Kenya
  • Immigration detainees: 1000 (2015)
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  • International migrants: 104490 (2023)
Lesotho flag Lesotho
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  • Estimated detention capacity: 0 (2019)
  • International migrants: 321 (2023)
Liberia flag Liberia
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  • International migrants: 627 (2023)
Libya flag Libya
  • Immigration detainees:
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2018)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2018)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2018)
  • International migrants: 42908 (2023)
Madagascar flag Madagascar
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  • International migrants: 358 (2023)
Malawi flag Malawi
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2021)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2021)
  • International migrants: 16494 (2023)
Mali flag Mali
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  • International migrants: 894 (2023)
Mauritania flag Mauritania
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2019)
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  • International migrants: 4758 (2023)
Mauritius flag Mauritius
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  • International migrants: 8 (2023)
Morocco flag Morocco
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2020)
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  • Estimated detention capacity:
  • International migrants: 11240 (2023)
Mozambique flag Mozambique
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  • International migrants: 27389 (2023)
Namibia flag Namibia
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  • International migrants: 2242 (2023)
Niger flag Niger
  • Immigration detainees:
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2018)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2018)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2018)
  • International migrants: 50356 (2023)
Nigeria flag Nigeria
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  • International migrants: 5670 (2023)
Rwanda flag Rwanda
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  • International migrants: 9116 (2023)
Senegal flag Senegal
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  • International migrants: 285 (2023)
Sierra Leone flag Sierra Leone
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  • International migrants: 0 (2016)
Somalia flag Somalia
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  • International migrants: 19262 (2023)
Somalia (Puntland) flag Somalia (Puntland)
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  • International migrants: 2886 (2013)
Somaliland
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South Africa flag South Africa
  • Immigration detainees: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2021)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2021)
  • International migrants: 81938 (2023)
South Sudan flag South Sudan
  • Immigration detainees: 156 (2022)
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  • International migrants: 2606 (2023)
Sudan flag Sudan
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  • International migrants: 33272 (2023)
Eswatini flag Eswatini
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  • International migrants: 1419 (2023)
Tanzania  flag Tanzania
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  • International migrants: 38643 (2023)
Togo flag Togo
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  • International migrants: 13900 (2023)
Tunisia flag Tunisia
  • Immigration detainees:
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  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2019)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2020)
  • International migrants: 5093 (2023)
Uganda flag Uganda
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  • International migrants: 48956 (2023)
Zambia flag Zambia
  • Immigration detainees:
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2021)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2021)
  • International migrants: 4317 (2023)
Zimbabwe flag Zimbabwe
  • Immigration detainees:
  • Detained unaccompanied children: Not Available (2021)
  • Detained asylum seekers: Not Available (2021)
  • Estimated detention capacity: Not Available (2021)
  • International migrants: 11986 (2023)

*All of the countries that are in this region are not necessarily listed on this page.