Austria Refugee Statistics 1960-2024

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.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2022 was 258,613.00, a 69.57% increase from 2021.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2021 was 152,514.00, a 7.54% increase from 2020.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2020 was 141,816.00, a 4.31% increase from 2019.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2019 was 135,951.00, a 5.57% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Germany 2,075,445.00
Poland 971,129.00
France 612,934.00
Czech Republic 435,212.00
United States 363,059.00
United Kingdom 328,989.00
Spain 317,751.00
Italy 296,181.00
Sweden 277,726.00
Austria 258,613.00
Netherlands 218,457.00
Switzerland 182,474.00
Greece 160,761.00
Belgium 151,408.00
Canada 140,621.00
Slovak Republic 96,563.00
Ireland 81,256.00
Norway 75,311.00
Finland 69,553.00
Denmark 67,772.00
Lithuania 67,638.00
Portugal 59,777.00
Australia 54,430.00
Estonia 40,806.00
Latvia 39,055.00
Hungary 35,370.00
Cyprus 29,280.00
Croatia 20,638.00
Japan 17,406.00
Luxembourg 11,952.00
Malta 11,098.00
Slovenia 8,705.00
Iceland 5,240.00
Argentina 4,094.00
South Korea 3,825.00
Trinidad and Tobago 3,424.00
Panama 2,576.00
Chile 2,133.00
New Zealand 1,791.00
UAE 1,399.00
Israel 1,207.00
Uruguay 1,115.00
Kuwait 684.00
Liechtenstein 524.00
Saudi Arabia 454.00
Oman 295.00
Hong Kong 285.00
Bahrain 255.00
Qatar 197.00
Cayman Islands 47.00
Monaco 17.00
Bahamas 10.00
Turks and Caicos Islands 7.00
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00
Aruba 0.00
Guam 0.00
French Polynesia 0.00
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.00
Channel Islands 0.00
Greenland 0.00
British Virgin Islands 0.00
New Caledonia 0.00
Puerto Rico 0.00
Gibraltar 0.00
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Brunei 0.00
Isle of Man 0.00
Palau 0.00
San Marino 0.00
Barbados 0.00
Faroe Islands 0.00
Singapore 0.00
Bermuda 0.00
St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00
St. Martin (French part) 0.00
Seychelles 0.00
Andorra 0.00
Curacao 0.00
Macao 0.00
Austria Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 258,613.00 69.57%
2021 152,514.00 7.54%
2020 141,816.00 4.31%
2019 135,951.00 5.57%
2018 128,779.00 11.74%
2017 115,252.00 23.61%
2016 93,242.00 29.15%
2015 72,198.00 18.90%
2014 60,724.00 9.26%
2013 55,575.00 7.48%
2012 51,707.00 9.89%
2011 47,055.00 10.42%
2010 42,613.00 9.56%
2009 38,895.00 3.59%
2008 37,546.00 22.03%
2007 30,767.00 20.77%
2006 25,475.00 20.10%
2005 21,212.00 19.32%
2004 17,777.00 10.44%
2003 16,097.00 13.99%
2002 14,122.00 -1.76%
2001 14,375.00 -7.22%
2000 15,493.00 -81.12%
1999 82,076.00 2.22%
1998 80,294.00 -4.86%
1997 84,394.00 -5.30%
1996 89,116.00 159.17%
1995 34,385.00 -15.52%
1994 40,703.00 -29.44%
1993 57,687.00 -7.49%
1992 62,355.00 80.70%
1991 34,508.00 -1.23%
1990 34,938.00 -11.34%
1989 39,405.00 -1.07%
1988 39,830.00 -3.39%
1987 41,228.00 0.13%
1986 41,176.00 1.58%
1985 40,534.00 3.67%
1984 39,099.00 4.83%
1983 37,298.00 6.68%
1982 34,963.00 95.33%
1981 17,899.00 15.29%
1980 15,525.00 -37.90%
1979 25,000.00 25.00%
1978 20,000.00 0.00%
1977 20,000.00 -20.00%
1976 25,000.00 25.00%
1975 20,000.00 -20.00%
1974 25,000.00 0.00%
1973 25,000.00 0.00%
1972 25,000.00 0.00%
1971 25,000.00 -1.19%
1970 25,300.00 1.20%
1969 25,000.00 4.17%
1968 24,000.00 0.00%
1967 24,000.00 -2.04%
1966 24,500.00 -2.00%
1965 25,000.00 0.00%
1964 25,000.00 -7.41%
1963 27,000.00 -10.00%
1962 30,000.00 -11.76%
1961 34,000.00 -12.82%
1960 39,000.00 -12.82%