Belize Refugee Statistics 1980-2021

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.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2020 was 29.00, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2019 was 29.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2018 was 29.00, a 14.71% decline from 2015.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2015 was 34.00, a 240% increase from 2014.
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
Belize Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 29.00 0.00%
2019 29.00 0.00%
2018 29.00 -14.71%
2015 34.00 240.00%
2014 10.00 -52.38%
2013 21.00 -22.22%
2012 27.00 -65.38%
2011 78.00 -41.79%
2010 134.00 -41.74%
2009 230.00 -16.97%
2008 277.00 -22.63%
2007 358.00 -26.64%
2006 488.00 -21.79%
2005 624.00 -14.75%
2004 732.00 -14.98%
2003 861.00 -17.84%
2002 1,048.00 -7.09%
2001 1,128.00 -9.62%
2000 1,248.00 -56.83%
1999 2,891.00 -17.00%
1998 3,483.00 -58.47%
1997 8,387.00 -1.72%
1996 8,534.00 -2.47%
1995 8,750.00 -1.21%
1994 8,857.00 -0.62%
1993 8,912.00 -56.21%
1992 20,351.00 -32.09%
1991 29,969.00 -2.24%
1990 30,657.00 1.68%
1989 30,150.00 0.17%
1988 30,100.00 201.00%
1987 10,000.00 11.11%
1986 9,000.00 0.00%
1985 9,000.00 10.02%
1984 8,180.00 16.86%
1983 7,000.00 124.36%
1982 3,120.00 -55.43%
1981 7,000.00 75.00%
1980 4,000.00 75.00%