Angola Refugee Statistics 1976-2021

Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organization of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted.
  • Angola refugee statistics for 2019 was 25,793.00, a 35.28% decline from 2018.
  • Angola refugee statistics for 2018 was 39,856.00, a 3.07% decline from 2017.
  • Angola refugee statistics for 2017 was 41,119.00, a 164.48% increase from 2016.
  • Angola refugee statistics for 2016 was 15,547.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
West Bank and Gaza 2,319,073.00
Pakistan 1,419,596.00
Sudan 1,055,489.00
Bangladesh 854,779.00
Kenya 438,899.00
Cameroon 406,259.00
Egypt 258,391.00
India 195,103.00
Mauritania 84,901.00
Zambia 57,518.00
Nigeria 54,157.00
Angola 25,793.00
Congo, Rep. 25,668.00
Djibouti 19,639.00
Ghana 11,946.00
Indonesia 10,287.00
Papua New Guinea 9,698.00
Morocco 6,642.00
Ukraine 2,166.00
Tunisia 1,732.00
Georgia 1,355.00
Sri Lanka 1,041.00
Eswatini 940.00
Bolivia 863.00
Philippines 680.00
Moldova 417.00
Kyrgyz Republic 347.00
Nicaragua 322.00
Lesotho 143.00
Honduras 75.00
El Salvador 48.00
Uzbekistan 13.00
Angola Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2019 25,793.00 -35.28%
2018 39,856.00 -3.07%
2017 41,119.00 164.48%
2016 15,547.00 0.00%
2015 15,547.00 0.51%
2014 15,468.00 -34.93%
2013 23,771.00 1.58%
2012 23,401.00 44.34%
2011 16,212.00 7.07%
2010 15,142.00 2.85%
2009 14,722.00 15.88%
2008 12,704.00 5.31%
2007 12,064.00 -7.81%
2006 13,086.00 -6.38%
2005 13,978.00 0.11%
2004 13,963.00 4.40%
2003 13,375.00 9.19%
2002 12,249.00 0.03%
2001 12,245.00 1.32%
2000 12,086.00 -7.51%
1999 13,068.00 23.25%
1998 10,603.00 13.27%
1997 9,361.00 -0.19%
1996 9,379.00 -13.78%
1995 10,878.00 1.82%
1994 10,684.00 -1.74%
1993 10,873.00 -1.17%
1992 11,002.00 -0.18%
1991 11,022.00 -4.63%
1990 11,557.00 -10.40%
1989 12,899.00 -85.72%
1988 90,350.00 -0.94%
1987 91,210.00 -1.13%
1986 92,250.00 0.80%
1985 91,520.00 -0.80%
1984 92,260.00 -4.18%
1983 96,280.00 0.00%
1982 96,280.00 4.99%
1981 91,700.00 22.27%
1980 75,000.00 13.64%
1979 66,000.00 -53.37%
1978 141,550.00 -39.77%
1977 235,000.00 2250.00%
1976 10,000.00 2250.00%