Belarus Refugee Statistics 1994-2021

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.
  • Belarus refugee statistics for 2020 was 2,915.00, a 6.97% increase from 2019.
  • Belarus refugee statistics for 2019 was 2,725.00, a 22.47% increase from 2018.
  • Belarus refugee statistics for 2018 was 2,225.00, a 3.25% increase from 2017.
  • Belarus refugee statistics for 2017 was 2,155.00, a 30.84% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Turkey 3,652,362.00
Jordan 3,009,517.00
Lebanon 1,349,955.00
Iran 800,025.00
China 303,410.00
Iraq 270,392.00
Malaysia 129,924.00
Armenia 107,930.00
Ecuador 104,652.00
Algeria 97,671.00
Thailand 96,214.00
South Africa 76,754.00
Venezuela 68,119.00
Brazil 59,147.00
Mexico 45,469.00
Serbia 26,130.00
Bulgaria 21,168.00
Russia 20,325.00
Costa Rica 9,648.00
Bosnia 5,257.00
Peru 4,327.00
Libya 4,184.00
Romania 3,631.00
Namibia 3,588.00
Belarus 2,915.00
Paraguay 1,701.00
Azerbaijan 1,582.00
Nauru 1,084.00
Colombia 997.00
Botswana 637.00
Gabon 482.00
Guatemala 462.00
Kazakhstan 445.00
North Macedonia 314.00
Cuba 232.00
Montenegro 176.00
Dominican Republic 172.00
Albania 115.00
Guyana 33.00
Jamaica 32.00
Belize 29.00
Suriname 24.00
Turkmenistan 20.00
Mauritius 20.00
Fiji 14.00
Grenada 5.00
Belarus Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 2,915.00 6.97%
2019 2,725.00 22.47%
2018 2,225.00 3.25%
2017 2,155.00 30.84%
2016 1,647.00 -8.75%
2015 1,805.00 96.41%
2014 919.00 53.42%
2013 599.00 4.72%
2012 572.00 -3.70%
2011 594.00 1.19%
2010 587.00 1.56%
2009 578.00 -3.99%
2008 602.00 -6.38%
2007 643.00 -5.86%
2006 683.00 -4.87%
2005 718.00 -0.14%
2004 719.00 13.95%
2003 631.00 3.10%
2002 612.00 5.34%
2001 581.00 28.26%
2000 453.00 73.56%
1999 261.00 248.00%
1998 75.00 50.00%
1997 50.00 -99.84%
1996 30,525.00 5.30%
1995 28,988.00 1489.25%
1994 1,824.00 1489.25%