Georgia Refugee Statistics 1995-2021

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.
  • Georgia refugee statistics for 2019 was 1,360.00, a 31.69% decline from 2018.
  • Georgia refugee statistics for 2018 was 1,991.00, a 3.77% decline from 2017.
  • Georgia refugee statistics for 2017 was 2,069.00, a 2.64% decline from 2016.
  • Georgia refugee statistics for 2016 was 2,125.00, a 7.38% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
West Bank and Gaza 2,313,555.00
Pakistan 1,419,606.00
Sudan 1,055,489.00
Bangladesh 854,782.00
Kenya 438,901.00
Cameroon 406,260.00
Egypt 258,401.00
India 195,105.00
Mauritania 84,909.00
Zambia 57,521.00
Nigeria 54,166.00
Angola 25,802.00
Congo, Rep. 25,670.00
Djibouti 19,641.00
Ghana 11,948.00
Indonesia 10,295.00
Papua New Guinea 9,707.00
Morocco 6,656.00
Ukraine 2,172.00
Tunisia 1,746.00
Georgia 1,360.00
Sri Lanka 1,045.00
Eswatini 945.00
Bolivia 878.00
Philippines 690.00
Moldova 423.00
Kyrgyz Republic 353.00
Nicaragua 327.00
Lesotho 147.00
Honduras 76.00
El Salvador 52.00
Uzbekistan 14.00
Mongolia 6.00
Vietnam 1.00
Lao PDR 1.00
Georgia Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2019 1,360.00 -31.69%
2018 1,991.00 -3.77%
2017 2,069.00 -2.64%
2016 2,125.00 7.38%
2015 1,979.00 130.92%
2014 857.00 1.18%
2013 847.00 80.60%
2012 469.00 1.52%
2011 462.00 -27.70%
2010 639.00 -26.55%
2009 870.00 -12.65%
2008 996.00 -4.87%
2007 1,047.00 -23.74%
2006 1,373.00 -45.01%
2005 2,497.00 -2.42%
2004 2,559.00 -33.77%
2003 3,864.00 -7.82%
2002 4,192.00 -46.94%
2001 7,901.00 3.69%
2000 7,620.00 47.10%
1999 5,180.00 25800.00%
1998 20.00 -87.65%
1997 162.00 70.53%
1996 95.00 -5.00%
1995 100.00 -5.00%