Uruguay 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.
  • Uruguay refugee statistics for 2022 was 1,115.00, a 27.14% increase from 2021.
  • Uruguay refugee statistics for 2021 was 877.00, a 32.08% increase from 2020.
  • Uruguay refugee statistics for 2020 was 664.00, a 33.33% increase from 2019.
  • Uruguay refugee statistics for 2019 was 498.00, a 31.4% 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
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
Curacao 0.00
Macao 0.00
Seychelles 0.00
Andorra 0.00
Guam 0.00
French Polynesia 0.00
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00
Aruba 0.00
Channel Islands 0.00
Greenland 0.00
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.00
New Caledonia 0.00
Puerto Rico 0.00
British Virgin Islands 0.00
Gibraltar 0.00
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00
Brunei 0.00
Isle of Man 0.00
Palau 0.00
San Marino 0.00
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Uruguay Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 1,115.00 27.14%
2021 877.00 32.08%
2020 664.00 33.33%
2019 498.00 31.40%
2018 379.00 13.47%
2017 334.00 11.71%
2016 299.00 2.40%
2015 292.00 14.96%
2014 254.00 33.68%
2013 190.00 11.76%
2012 170.00 3.03%
2011 165.00 -8.84%
2010 181.00 11.73%
2009 162.00 21.80%
2008 133.00 2.31%
2007 130.00 11.11%
2006 117.00 2.63%
2005 114.00 31.03%
2004 87.00 3.57%
2003 84.00 -13.40%
2002 97.00 12.79%
2001 86.00 16.22%
2000 74.00 -10.84%
1999 83.00 -49.08%
1998 163.00 21.64%
1997 134.00 3.08%
1996 130.00 7.44%
1995 121.00 4.31%
1994 116.00 -11.45%
1993 131.00 45.56%
1992 90.00 11.11%
1991 81.00 -6.90%
1990 87.00 -20.91%
1989 110.00 0.00%
1988 110.00 0.00%
1987 110.00 57.14%
1986 70.00 -36.36%
1985 110.00 inf%
1984 0.00 -100.00%
1983 150.00 150.00%
1982 60.00 -96.47%
1981 1,700.00 0.00%
1980 1,700.00 -15.00%
1979 2,000.00 0.00%
1978 2,000.00 0.00%
1977 2,000.00 inf%
1976 0.00 nan%
1975 0.00 -100.00%
1974 1,250.00 inf%
1973 0.00 -100.00%
1972 1,500.00 0.00%
1971 1,500.00 0.00%
1970 1,500.00 inf%
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%