Serbia Refugee Statistics 1965-2021

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.
  • Serbia refugee statistics for 2020 was 26,130.00, a 1.12% decline from 2019.
  • Serbia refugee statistics for 2019 was 26,427.00, a 14.6% decline from 2018.
  • Serbia refugee statistics for 2018 was 30,946.00, a 3.91% decline from 2017.
  • Serbia refugee statistics for 2017 was 32,206.00, a 11.81% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Serbia Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 26,130.00 -1.12%
2019 26,427.00 -14.60%
2018 30,946.00 -3.91%
2017 32,206.00 -11.81%
2016 36,518.00 3.37%
2015 35,326.00 -19.25%
2014 43,749.00 -23.35%
2013 57,079.00 -13.99%
2012 66,367.00 -6.13%
2011 70,702.00 -3.94%
2010 73,604.00 -14.76%
2009 86,348.00 -10.74%
2008 96,735.00 -1.28%
2007 97,991.00 -1.01%
2006 98,995.00 -33.23%
2005 148,259.00 -46.41%
2004 276,677.00 -5.05%
2003 291,397.00 -17.78%
2002 354,400.00 -11.47%
2001 400,306.00 -17.36%
2000 484,390.00 -3.37%
1999 501,263.00 -0.15%
1998 502,035.00 -8.73%
1997 550,064.00 -2.33%
1996 563,210.00 -13.44%
1995 650,695.00 44.38%
1994 450,694.00 -5.93%
1993 479,110.00 -7.23%
1992 516,430.00 99789.75%
1991 517.00 -43.80%
1990 920.00 -3.66%
1989 955.00 12.35%
1988 850.00 -39.29%
1987 1,400.00 -35.78%
1986 2,180.00 -38.24%
1985 3,530.00 12.06%
1984 3,150.00 55.94%
1983 2,020.00 -0.49%
1982 2,030.00 5.73%
1981 1,920.00 -2.54%
1980 1,970.00 0.00%
1979 1,970.00 0.00%
1978 1,970.00 -1.50%
1977 2,000.00 -92.31%
1976 26,000.00 -1.14%
1975 26,300.00 0.00%
1974 26,300.00 0.04%
1973 26,290.00 -1.54%
1972 26,700.00 11.25%
1971 24,000.00 -8.12%
1970 26,120.00 0.00%
1969 26,120.00 -0.57%
1968 26,270.00 0.23%
1967 26,210.00 0.42%
1966 26,100.00 1.08%
1965 25,820.00 1.08%