Belize Refugee Statistics 1980-2024

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.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2022 was 145.00, a 68.6% increase from 2021.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2021 was 86.00, a 196.55% increase from 2020.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2020 was 29.00, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Belize refugee statistics for 2019 was 29.00, a 0% increase 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
Belize Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 145.00 68.60%
2021 86.00 196.55%
2020 29.00 0.00%
2019 29.00 0.00%
2018 29.00 -14.71%
2015 34.00 240.00%
2014 10.00 -52.38%
2013 21.00 -22.22%
2012 27.00 -65.38%
2011 78.00 -41.79%
2010 134.00 -41.74%
2009 230.00 -16.97%
2008 277.00 -22.63%
2007 358.00 -26.64%
2006 488.00 -21.79%
2005 624.00 -14.75%
2004 732.00 -14.98%
2003 861.00 -17.84%
2002 1,048.00 -7.09%
2001 1,128.00 -9.62%
2000 1,248.00 -56.83%
1999 2,891.00 -17.00%
1998 3,483.00 -58.47%
1997 8,387.00 -1.72%
1996 8,534.00 -2.47%
1995 8,750.00 -1.21%
1994 8,857.00 -0.62%
1993 8,912.00 -56.21%
1992 20,351.00 -32.09%
1991 29,969.00 -2.24%
1990 30,657.00 1.68%
1989 30,150.00 0.17%
1988 30,100.00 201.00%
1987 10,000.00 11.11%
1986 9,000.00 0.00%
1985 9,000.00 10.02%
1984 8,180.00 16.86%
1983 7,000.00 124.36%
1982 3,120.00 -55.43%
1981 7,000.00 75.00%
1980 4,000.00 75.00%