Gabon Refugee Statistics 1969-2021

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.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2020 was 482.00, a 6.17% increase from 2019.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2019 was 454.00, a 33.82% decline from 2018.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2018 was 686.00, a 18.82% decline from 2017.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2017 was 845.00, a 8.75% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Gabon Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 482.00 6.17%
2019 454.00 -33.82%
2018 686.00 -18.82%
2017 845.00 -8.75%
2016 926.00 -0.86%
2015 934.00 -7.25%
2014 1,007.00 -36.75%
2013 1,592.00 -4.15%
2012 1,661.00 -6.11%
2011 1,769.00 -80.37%
2010 9,014.00 1.93%
2009 8,843.00 -1.72%
2008 8,998.00 2.00%
2007 8,822.00 4.76%
2006 8,421.00 -1.40%
2005 8,541.00 -38.02%
2004 13,780.00 -1.56%
2003 13,999.00 3.94%
2002 13,468.00 -13.53%
2001 15,576.00 -13.36%
2000 17,978.00 19.30%
1999 15,069.00 1237.09%
1998 1,127.00 30.44%
1997 864.00 8.41%
1996 797.00 0.89%
1995 790.00 32.33%
1994 597.00 119.49%
1992 272.00 23.64%
1991 220.00 -47.24%
1990 417.00 317.00%
1986 100.00 -84.38%
1982 640.00 60.00%
1981 400.00 -98.00%
1980 20,000.00 -33.77%
1979 30,200.00 -49.83%
1978 60,200.00 -33.11%
1977 90,000.00 50.00%
1976 60,000.00 0.00%
1975 60,000.00 1233.33%
1969 4,500.00 1233.33%