Austria Refugee Statistics 1960-2022

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.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2021 was 152,514.00, a 7.54% increase from 2020.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2020 was 141,816.00, a 4.31% increase from 2019.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2019 was 135,951.00, a 5.57% increase from 2018.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2018 was 128,779.00, a 11.74% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Germany 1,255,694.00
France 499,914.00
United States 339,179.00
Sweden 240,854.00
Austria 152,514.00
Italy 144,862.00
United Kingdom 137,078.00
Canada 130,125.00
Spain 122,539.00
Greece 119,650.00
Switzerland 118,829.00
Netherlands 99,585.00
Belgium 74,063.00
Australia 55,606.00
Norway 46,042.00
Denmark 36,023.00
Finland 24,078.00
Cyprus 16,277.00
Ireland 9,571.00
Malta 9,335.00
Luxembourg 6,011.00
Hungary 5,676.00
Poland 4,875.00
Argentina 4,050.00
Trinidad and Tobago 3,571.00
South Korea 3,559.00
Portugal 2,651.00
Panama 2,542.00
Chile 2,065.00
Czech Republic 1,909.00
Lithuania 1,880.00
Iceland 1,830.00
New Zealand 1,794.00
UAE 1,355.00
Israel 1,191.00
Japan 1,132.00
Slovak Republic 1,046.00
Croatia 1,020.00
Uruguay 877.00
Slovenia 839.00
Kuwait 720.00
Latvia 705.00
Saudi Arabia 333.00
Estonia 321.00
Oman 295.00
Hong Kong 271.00
Bahrain 256.00
Qatar 197.00
Liechtenstein 133.00
Cayman Islands 57.00
Monaco 17.00
Bahamas 10.00
Turks and Caicos Islands 7.00
Austria Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2021 152,514.00 7.54%
2020 141,816.00 4.31%
2019 135,951.00 5.57%
2018 128,779.00 11.74%
2017 115,252.00 23.61%
2016 93,242.00 29.15%
2015 72,198.00 18.90%
2014 60,724.00 9.26%
2013 55,575.00 7.48%
2012 51,707.00 9.89%
2011 47,055.00 10.42%
2010 42,613.00 9.56%
2009 38,895.00 3.59%
2008 37,546.00 22.03%
2007 30,767.00 20.77%
2006 25,475.00 20.10%
2005 21,212.00 19.32%
2004 17,777.00 10.44%
2003 16,097.00 13.99%
2002 14,122.00 -1.76%
2001 14,375.00 -7.22%
2000 15,493.00 -81.12%
1999 82,076.00 2.22%
1998 80,294.00 -4.86%
1997 84,394.00 -5.30%
1996 89,116.00 159.17%
1995 34,385.00 -15.52%
1994 40,703.00 -29.44%
1993 57,687.00 -7.49%
1992 62,355.00 80.70%
1991 34,508.00 -1.23%
1990 34,938.00 -11.34%
1989 39,405.00 -1.07%
1988 39,830.00 -3.39%
1987 41,228.00 0.13%
1986 41,176.00 1.58%
1985 40,534.00 3.67%
1984 39,099.00 4.83%
1983 37,298.00 6.68%
1982 34,963.00 95.33%
1981 17,899.00 15.29%
1980 15,525.00 -37.90%
1979 25,000.00 25.00%
1978 20,000.00 0.00%
1977 20,000.00 -20.00%
1976 25,000.00 25.00%
1975 20,000.00 -20.00%
1974 25,000.00 0.00%
1973 25,000.00 0.00%
1972 25,000.00 0.00%
1971 25,000.00 -1.19%
1970 25,300.00 1.20%
1969 25,000.00 4.17%
1968 24,000.00 0.00%
1967 24,000.00 -2.04%
1966 24,500.00 -2.00%
1965 25,000.00 0.00%
1964 25,000.00 -7.41%
1963 27,000.00 -10.00%
1962 30,000.00 -11.76%
1961 34,000.00 -12.82%
1960 39,000.00 -12.82%