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 2020 was 141,866.00, a 4.35% 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.
  • Austria refugee statistics for 2017 was 115,252.00, a 23.61% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Germany 1,210,636.00
France 436,100.00
United States 340,881.00
Sweden 248,425.00
Austria 141,866.00
United Kingdom 132,349.00
Italy 128,033.00
Switzerland 115,868.00
Canada 109,264.00
Spain 103,679.00
Greece 103,136.00
Netherlands 78,911.00
Belgium 65,033.00
Australia 57,451.00
Norway 49,713.00
Denmark 36,718.00
Finland 23,483.00
Cyprus 14,037.00
Malta 9,208.00
Ireland 9,070.00
Hungary 5,898.00
Luxembourg 5,213.00
Argentina 4,045.00
South Korea 3,498.00
Trinidad and Tobago 3,224.00
Poland 2,811.00
Panama 2,632.00
Portugal 2,445.00
Chile 2,078.00
Czech Republic 1,959.00
Lithuania 1,915.00
Israel 1,898.00
New Zealand 1,808.00
Iceland 1,510.00
UAE 1,330.00
Japan 1,137.00
Slovak Republic 1,036.00
Croatia 966.00
Slovenia 858.00
Kuwait 737.00
Uruguay 719.00
Latvia 667.00
Saudi Arabia 340.00
Oman 308.00
Estonia 297.00
Hong Kong 266.00
Bahrain 256.00
Qatar 201.00
Liechtenstein 154.00
Curacao 78.00
Cayman Islands 43.00
Bahamas 25.00
Monaco 22.00
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 10.00
Turks and Caicos Islands 8.00
Singapore 5.00
Austria Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 141,866.00 4.35%
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%