Georgia Refugee Statistics 1995-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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 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.
  • Georgia refugee statistics for 2015 was 1,979.00, a 130.92% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
West Bank and Gaza 2,271,102.00
Pakistan 1,404,019.00
Sudan 1,078,287.00
Bangladesh 906,645.00
Kenya 421,248.00
Cameroon 380,329.00
Egypt 246,749.00
India 195,891.00
Mauritania 83,191.00
Zambia 49,879.00
Angola 39,865.00
Congo, Rep. 37,494.00
Nigeria 34,738.00
Djibouti 18,295.00
Ghana 11,899.00
Indonesia 10,793.00
Papua New Guinea 10,026.00
Morocco 5,940.00
Ukraine 2,620.00
Georgia 1,991.00
Tunisia 1,066.00
Eswatini 879.00
Bolivia 810.00
Sri Lanka 800.00
Philippines 642.00
Moldova 418.00
Kyrgyz Republic 333.00
Nicaragua 326.00
Lesotho 57.00
El Salvador 48.00
Honduras 27.00
Uzbekistan 14.00
Mongolia 7.00
Georgia Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
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%