Tunisia Refugee Statistics 1960-2021

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.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2019 was 1,732.00, a 63.24% increase from 2018.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2018 was 1,061.00, a 46.14% increase from 2017.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2017 was 726.00, a 12.38% increase from 2016.
  • Tunisia refugee statistics for 2016 was 646.00, a 1.97% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Tunisia Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2019 1,732.00 63.24%
2018 1,061.00 46.14%
2017 726.00 12.38%
2016 646.00 -1.97%
2015 659.00 -26.37%
2014 895.00 23.11%
2013 727.00 -49.27%
2012 1,433.00 -64.92%
2011 4,085.00 4650.00%
2010 86.00 0.00%
2009 86.00 -4.44%
2008 90.00 -3.23%
2007 93.00 9.41%
2006 85.00 4.94%
2005 81.00 -2.41%
2004 83.00 -4.60%
2003 87.00 -6.45%
2002 93.00 1.09%
2001 92.00 -78.50%
2000 428.00 -3.60%
1999 444.00 -15.43%
1998 525.00 5.63%
1997 497.00 188.95%
1996 172.00 -11.79%
1995 195.00 1672.73%
1994 11.00 -88.89%
1993 99.00 -10.81%
1992 111.00 -14.62%
1991 130.00 333.33%
1990 30.00 -57.14%
1973 70.00 -30.00%
1971 100.00 -90.00%
1968 1,000.00 100.00%
1965 500.00 -50.00%
1964 1,000.00 0.00%
1963 1,000.00 0.00%
1962 1,000.00 0.00%
1961 1,000.00 0.00%
1960 1,000.00 0.00%