El Salvador Refugee Statistics 1972-2021

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.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2019 was 48.00, a 9.09% increase from 2018.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2018 was 44.00, a 10% increase from 2017.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2017 was 40.00, a 2.44% decline from 2016.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2016 was 41.00, a 10.87% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
West Bank and Gaza 2,319,073.00
Pakistan 1,419,596.00
Sudan 1,055,489.00
Bangladesh 854,779.00
Kenya 438,899.00
Cameroon 406,259.00
Egypt 258,391.00
India 195,103.00
Mauritania 84,901.00
Zambia 57,518.00
Nigeria 54,157.00
Angola 25,793.00
Congo, Rep. 25,668.00
Djibouti 19,639.00
Ghana 11,946.00
Indonesia 10,287.00
Papua New Guinea 9,698.00
Morocco 6,642.00
Ukraine 2,166.00
Tunisia 1,732.00
Georgia 1,355.00
Sri Lanka 1,041.00
Eswatini 940.00
Bolivia 863.00
Philippines 680.00
Moldova 417.00
Kyrgyz Republic 347.00
Nicaragua 322.00
Lesotho 143.00
Honduras 75.00
El Salvador 48.00
Uzbekistan 13.00
El Salvador Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2019 48.00 9.09%
2018 44.00 10.00%
2017 40.00 -2.44%
2016 41.00 -10.87%
2015 46.00 39.39%
2014 33.00 -21.43%
2013 42.00 -2.33%
2012 43.00 10.26%
2011 39.00 0.00%
2010 39.00 21.88%
2009 32.00 -5.88%
2008 34.00 -12.82%
2007 39.00 0.00%
2006 39.00 -23.53%
2005 51.00 -78.30%
2004 235.00 -4.47%
2003 246.00 232.43%
2002 74.00 7.25%
2001 69.00 21.05%
2000 57.00 171.43%
1999 21.00 -30.00%
1998 30.00 -71.70%
1997 106.00 -28.38%
1996 148.00 -3.27%
1995 153.00 0.00%
1994 153.00 -4.97%
1993 161.00 -99.19%
1992 19,903.00 -0.98%
1991 20,099.00 -0.99%
1990 20,300.00 -2.07%
1989 20,730.00 1.87%
1988 20,350.00 6683.33%
1987 300.00 -3.23%
1986 310.00 47.62%
1985 210.00 -46.15%
1980 390.00 290.00%
1972 100.00 290.00%