Morocco 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.
  • Morocco refugee statistics for 2022 was 7,907.00, a 8.73% increase from 2021.
  • Morocco refugee statistics for 2021 was 7,272.00, a 11.79% increase from 2020.
  • Morocco refugee statistics for 2020 was 6,505.00, a 2.06% decline from 2019.
  • Morocco refugee statistics for 2019 was 6,642.00, a 11.97% increase 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
Micronesia 0.00
Myanmar 0.00
Cabo Verde 0.00
Timor-Leste 0.00
Sao Tome and Principe 0.00
Kosovo 0.00
Bhutan 0.00
Lao PDR 0.00
Vanuatu 0.00
Kiribati 0.00
Solomon Islands 0.00
Vietnam 0.00
Morocco Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 7,907.00 8.73%
2021 7,272.00 11.79%
2020 6,505.00 -2.06%
2019 6,642.00 11.97%
2018 5,932.00 26.13%
2017 4,703.00 -1.24%
2016 4,762.00 22.13%
2015 3,899.00 223.57%
2014 1,205.00 -17.35%
2013 1,458.00 95.70%
2012 745.00 1.22%
2011 736.00 -7.77%
2010 798.00 2.84%
2009 776.00 1.04%
2008 768.00 -1.41%
2007 779.00 57.37%
2006 495.00 135.71%
2005 210.00 11.11%
2004 189.00 -91.08%
2003 2,119.00 -0.38%
2002 2,127.00 1.62%
2001 2,093.00 -0.66%
2000 2,107.00 133.85%
1999 901.00 0.00%
1998 901.00 2045.24%
1997 42.00 16.67%
1996 36.00 -5.26%
1995 38.00 -88.69%
1994 336.00 0.00%
1993 336.00 5.33%
1992 319.00 -0.93%
1991 322.00 3.54%
1990 311.00 2.64%
1989 303.00 -62.13%
1988 800.00 0.00%
1987 800.00 0.00%
1986 800.00 -6.98%
1985 860.00 7.50%
1984 800.00 48.15%
1983 540.00 5.88%
1982 510.00 2.00%
1981 500.00 47.06%
1980 340.00 -32.00%
1979 500.00 0.00%
1978 500.00 0.00%
1977 500.00 38.89%
1976 360.00 -29.41%
1975 510.00 -17.74%
1974 620.00 -27.91%
1973 860.00 -37.68%
1972 1,380.00 -3.50%
1971 1,430.00 -0.69%
1970 1,440.00 0.00%
1969 1,440.00 -2.70%
1968 1,480.00 -50.67%
1967 3,000.00 37.61%
1966 2,180.00 -7.63%
1965 2,360.00 -21.33%
1964 3,000.00 -6.25%
1963 3,200.00 10.34%
1962 2,900.00 0.00%
1961 2,900.00 7.41%
1960 2,700.00 7.41%