El Salvador 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.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2022 was 104.00, a 6.12% increase from 2021.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2021 was 98.00, a 104.17% increase from 2020.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2020 was 48.00, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • El Salvador refugee statistics for 2019 was 48.00, a 9.09% 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
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
Micronesia 0.00
Myanmar 0.00
Cabo Verde 0.00
Timor-Leste 0.00
El Salvador Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 104.00 6.12%
2021 98.00 104.17%
2020 48.00 0.00%
2019 48.00 9.09%
2018 44.00 10.00%
2017 40.00 -2.44%
2016 41.00 -10.87%
2015 46.00 39.39%
2014 33.00 -21.43%
2013 42.00 -2.33%
2012 43.00 10.26%
2011 39.00 0.00%
2010 39.00 21.88%
2009 32.00 -5.88%
2008 34.00 -12.82%
2007 39.00 0.00%
2006 39.00 -23.53%
2005 51.00 -78.30%
2004 235.00 -4.47%
2003 246.00 232.43%
2002 74.00 7.25%
2001 69.00 21.05%
2000 57.00 171.43%
1999 21.00 -30.00%
1998 30.00 -71.70%
1997 106.00 -28.38%
1996 148.00 -3.27%
1995 153.00 0.00%
1994 153.00 -4.97%
1993 161.00 -99.19%
1992 19,903.00 -0.98%
1991 20,099.00 -0.99%
1990 20,300.00 -2.07%
1989 20,730.00 1.87%
1988 20,350.00 6683.33%
1987 300.00 -3.23%
1986 310.00 47.62%
1985 210.00 inf%
1984 0.00 nan%
1983 0.00 nan%
1982 0.00 nan%
1981 0.00 -100.00%
1980 390.00 inf%
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 -100.00%
1972 100.00 inf%
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%