Central African Republic Refugee Statistics 1964-2022

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.
  • Central African Republic refugee statistics for 2020 was 9,083.00, a 26.68% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic refugee statistics for 2019 was 7,170.00, a 7.79% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic refugee statistics for 2018 was 6,652.00, a 33.7% decline from 2017.
  • Central African Republic refugee statistics for 2017 was 10,033.00, a 17.2% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Uganda 1,421,133.00
Ethiopia 800,464.00
Syrian Arab Republic 584,059.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 490,243.00
Chad 478,664.00
South Sudan 314,453.00
Tanzania 234,655.00
Niger 233,308.00
Yemen 166,936.00
Rwanda 139,501.00
Burundi 75,476.00
Afghanistan 72,278.00
Mali 47,385.00
Burkina Faso 20,252.00
Nepal 19,565.00
Malawi 14,897.00
Senegal 14,366.00
Somalia 11,235.00
Togo 10,808.00
Zimbabwe 9,266.00
Central African Republic 9,083.00
Liberia 8,233.00
Guinea 6,034.00
Tajikistan 5,588.00
Mozambique 4,757.00
Gambia 4,383.00
Guinea-Bissau 1,861.00
Benin 1,401.00
Sierra Leone 342.00
Eritrea 201.00
Madagascar 127.00
Comoros 5.00
Haiti 5.00
Central African Republic Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 9,083.00 26.68%
2019 7,170.00 7.79%
2018 6,652.00 -33.70%
2017 10,033.00 -17.20%
2016 12,117.00 65.26%
2015 7,332.00 -4.68%
2014 7,692.00 -46.30%
2013 14,323.00 2.20%
2012 14,015.00 -16.26%
2011 16,737.00 -22.40%
2010 21,568.00 -20.24%
2009 27,041.00 264.29%
2008 7,423.00 -1.42%
2007 7,530.00 -39.03%
2006 12,351.00 -49.72%
2005 24,564.00 -1.82%
2004 25,019.00 -44.09%
2003 44,751.00 -11.77%
2002 50,720.00 3.02%
2001 49,233.00 -11.54%
2000 55,658.00 12.87%
1999 49,310.00 14.66%
1998 43,006.00 11.73%
1997 38,490.00 5.27%
1996 36,564.00 8.00%
1995 33,856.00 -29.16%
1994 47,790.00 8.30%
1993 44,129.00 131.77%
1992 19,040.00 55.77%
1991 12,223.00 185.32%
1990 4,284.00 71.84%
1989 2,493.00 -20.81%
1988 3,148.00 -25.93%
1987 4,250.00 -67.26%
1986 12,980.00 -71.98%
1985 46,330.00 10.31%
1984 42,000.00 518.56%
1983 6,790.00 -8.86%
1982 7,450.00 86.25%
1981 4,000.00 -42.86%
1980 7,000.00 600.00%
1979 1,000.00 -80.00%
1975 5,000.00 0.00%
1974 5,000.00 -28.57%
1973 7,000.00 -68.14%
1972 21,970.00 -21.54%
1971 28,000.00 3.13%
1970 27,150.00 18.04%
1969 23,000.00 0.00%
1968 23,000.00 -34.29%
1967 35,000.00 -18.60%
1966 43,000.00 109.14%
1965 20,560.00 523.03%
1964 3,300.00 523.03%