Republic of Congo 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.
  • Republic of Congo refugee statistics for 2022 was 41,557.00, a 1.94% increase from 2021.
  • Republic of Congo refugee statistics for 2021 was 40,765.00, a 50.44% increase from 2020.
  • Republic of Congo refugee statistics for 2020 was 27,097.00, a 5.57% increase from 2019.
  • Republic of Congo refugee statistics for 2019 was 25,668.00, a 31.54% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
West Bank and Gaza 2,454,258.00
Pakistan 1,743,785.00
Sudan 1,097,128.00
Bangladesh 952,384.00
Kenya 504,473.00
Cameroon 473,887.00
Egypt 294,632.00
India 242,835.00
Moldova 105,374.00
Mauritania 100,981.00
Nigeria 91,275.00
Zambia 61,159.00
Republic of Congo 41,557.00
Georgia 27,839.00
Angola 25,514.00
Djibouti 20,383.00
Uzbekistan 13,026.00
Papua New Guinea 10,524.00
Indonesia 9,785.00
Ghana 8,531.00
Morocco 7,907.00
Tunisia 3,299.00
Ukraine 2,520.00
Eswatini 1,173.00
Bolivia 1,116.00
Philippines 856.00
Sri Lanka 504.00
Nicaragua 312.00
Kyrgyz Republic 274.00
Lesotho 251.00
Honduras 165.00
El Salvador 104.00
Cambodia 24.00
Mongolia 10.00
Sao Tome and Principe 0.00
Kosovo 0.00
Vanuatu 0.00
Bhutan 0.00
Lao PDR 0.00
Solomon Islands 0.00
Vietnam 0.00
Kiribati 0.00
Micronesia 0.00
Myanmar 0.00
Timor-Leste 0.00
Cabo Verde 0.00
Republic of Congo Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 41,557.00 1.94%
2021 40,765.00 50.44%
2020 27,097.00 5.57%
2019 25,668.00 -31.54%
2018 37,491.00 -22.71%
2017 48,509.00 4.42%
2016 46,454.00 3.34%
2015 44,952.00 -18.03%
2014 54,842.00 7.46%
2013 51,033.00 -48.16%
2012 98,446.00 -30.29%
2011 141,224.00 6.10%
2010 133,099.00 19.48%
2009 111,403.00 349.73%
2008 24,771.00 -35.61%
2007 38,472.00 -31.04%
2006 55,788.00 -15.57%
2005 66,075.00 -3.59%
2004 68,536.00 -24.98%
2003 91,362.00 -16.34%
2002 109,201.00 -8.35%
2001 119,146.00 -3.28%
2000 123,190.00 208.98%
1999 39,870.00 46.71%
1998 27,176.00 31.29%
1997 20,700.00 1.22%
1996 20,451.00 5.40%
1995 19,404.00 25.01%
1994 15,522.00 13.75%
1993 13,646.00 303.13%
1992 3,385.00 -0.29%
1991 3,395.00 13.55%
1990 2,990.00 -12.08%
1989 3,401.00 57.45%
1988 2,160.00 1.89%
1987 2,120.00 34.18%
1986 1,580.00 31.67%
1985 1,200.00 20.00%
1984 1,000.00 0.00%
1983 1,000.00 inf%
1982 0.00 nan%
1981 0.00 nan%
1980 0.00 nan%
1979 0.00 -100.00%
1978 150.00 inf%
1977 0.00 nan%
1976 0.00 -100.00%
1975 5,000.00 -50.00%
1974 10,000.00 inf%
1973 0.00 nan%
1972 0.00 nan%
1971 0.00 -100.00%
1970 500.00 0.00%
1969 500.00 inf%
1968 0.00 nan%
1967 0.00 nan%
1966 0.00 nan%
1965 0.00 nan%
1964 0.00 nan%
1963 0.00 nan%
1962 0.00 nan%
1961 0.00 nan%
1960 0.00 nan%