Nauru 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.
  • Nauru refugee statistics for 2022 was 45.00, a 95.28% decline from 2021.
  • Nauru refugee statistics for 2021 was 953.00, a 11.27% decline from 2020.
  • Nauru refugee statistics for 2020 was 1,074.00, a 42.25% increase from 2019.
  • Nauru refugee statistics for 2019 was 755.00, a 21.68% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Turkey 3,568,259.00
Iran 3,425,091.00
Jordan 3,062,851.00
Lebanon 1,306,143.00
Russia 1,277,672.00
Iraq 273,716.00
Bulgaria 176,297.00
Malaysia 134,554.00
Romania 105,621.00
Algeria 99,107.00
Mexico 95,579.00
Thailand 94,472.00
Brazil 67,522.00
South Africa 66,596.00
Ecuador 60,125.00
Armenia 34,634.00
Montenegro 32,438.00
Venezuela 29,341.00
Serbia 26,521.00
Belarus 19,715.00
Costa Rica 14,088.00
Peru 6,543.00
Azerbaijan 6,414.00
Paraguay 5,420.00
Namibia 4,685.00
Albania 2,676.00
Libya 2,208.00
Colombia 1,607.00
Botswana 733.00
Guatemala 701.00
North Macedonia 635.00
Dominican Republic 546.00
China 320.00
Kazakhstan 308.00
Bosnia 274.00
Gabon 205.00
Cuba 174.00
Belize 145.00
Nauru 45.00
Jamaica 31.00
Suriname 25.00
Turkmenistan 14.00
Guyana 12.00
Fiji 5.00
Tuvalu 0.00
American Samoa 0.00
Marshall Islands 0.00
Tonga 0.00
Maldives 0.00
St. Lucia 0.00
Dominica 0.00
Samoa 0.00
Grenada 0.00
Mauritius 0.00
Equatorial Guinea 0.00
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00
Nauru Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 45.00 -95.28%
2021 953.00 -11.27%
2020 1,074.00 42.25%
2019 755.00 -21.68%
2018 964.00 0.00%
2017 964.00 89.76%
2016 508.00 0.00%
2015 508.00 31.61%
2014 386.00 inf%
2013 0.00 nan%
2012 0.00 nan%
2011 0.00 nan%
2010 0.00 nan%
2009 0.00 nan%
2008 0.00 nan%
2007 0.00 nan%
2006 0.00 nan%
2005 0.00 nan%
2004 0.00 nan%
2003 0.00 nan%
2002 0.00 nan%
2001 0.00 nan%
2000 0.00 nan%
1999 0.00 nan%
1998 0.00 nan%
1997 0.00 nan%
1996 0.00 nan%
1995 0.00 nan%
1994 0.00 nan%
1993 0.00 nan%
1992 0.00 nan%
1991 0.00 nan%
1990 0.00 nan%
1989 0.00 nan%
1988 0.00 nan%
1987 0.00 nan%
1986 0.00 nan%
1985 0.00 nan%
1984 0.00 nan%
1983 0.00 nan%
1982 0.00 nan%
1981 0.00 nan%
1980 0.00 nan%
1979 0.00 nan%
1978 0.00 nan%
1977 0.00 nan%
1976 0.00 nan%
1975 0.00 nan%
1974 0.00 nan%
1973 0.00 nan%
1972 0.00 nan%
1971 0.00 nan%
1970 0.00 nan%
1969 0.00 nan%
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%