Mali Refugee Statistics 1971-2021

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.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2020 was 47,385.00, a 77.66% increase from 2019.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2019 was 26,672.00, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2018 was 26,538.00, a 55.78% increase from 2017.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2017 was 17,036.00, a 2.71% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Uganda 1,421,133.00
Ethiopia 800,464.00
Syrian Arab Republic 584,059.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 490,243.00
Chad 478,664.00
South Sudan 314,453.00
Tanzania 234,655.00
Niger 233,308.00
Yemen 166,936.00
Rwanda 139,501.00
Burundi 75,476.00
Afghanistan 72,278.00
Mali 47,385.00
Burkina Faso 20,252.00
Nepal 19,565.00
Malawi 14,897.00
Senegal 14,366.00
Somalia 11,235.00
Togo 10,808.00
Zimbabwe 9,266.00
Central African Republic 9,083.00
Liberia 8,233.00
Guinea 6,034.00
Tajikistan 5,588.00
Mozambique 4,757.00
Gambia 4,383.00
Guinea-Bissau 1,861.00
Benin 1,401.00
Sierra Leone 342.00
Eritrea 201.00
Madagascar 127.00
Haiti 5.00
Comoros 5.00
Mali Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 47,385.00 77.66%
2019 26,672.00 0.50%
2018 26,538.00 55.78%
2017 17,036.00 -2.71%
2016 17,510.00 10.04%
2015 15,913.00 4.74%
2014 15,193.00 6.12%
2013 14,317.00 2.78%
2012 13,930.00 -10.81%
2011 15,618.00 15.24%
2010 13,552.00 0.15%
2009 13,532.00 41.34%
2008 9,574.00 4.04%
2007 9,202.00 -13.06%
2006 10,584.00 -5.77%
2005 11,232.00 -0.21%
2004 11,256.00 12.45%
2003 10,010.00 10.08%
2002 9,093.00 7.75%
2001 8,439.00 0.32%
2000 8,412.00 1.32%
1999 8,302.00 -38.93%
1998 13,594.00 8.30%
1997 12,552.00 -31.16%
1996 18,234.00 1.77%
1995 17,916.00 13.39%
1994 15,800.00 3.78%
1993 15,224.00 16.13%
1992 13,109.00 -0.08%
1991 13,120.00 -2.17%
1990 13,411.00 26722.00%
1989 50.00 0.00%
1988 50.00 0.00%
1987 50.00 0.00%
1986 50.00 -16.67%
1971 60.00 -16.67%