Algeria Refugee Statistics 1970-2024

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.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2022 was 99,107.00, a 1.24% increase from 2021.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2021 was 97,890.00, a 0.24% increase from 2020.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2020 was 97,651.00, a 0.96% decline from 2019.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2019 was 98,599.00, a 4.51% 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
Algeria Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 99,107.00 1.24%
2021 97,890.00 0.24%
2020 97,651.00 -0.96%
2019 98,599.00 4.51%
2018 94,341.00 0.10%
2017 94,248.00 0.03%
2016 94,220.00 0.05%
2015 94,176.00 0.06%
2014 94,119.00 -0.02%
2013 94,142.00 0.01%
2012 94,130.00 -0.02%
2011 94,145.00 0.00%
2010 94,141.00 0.01%
2009 94,136.00 0.04%
2008 94,094.00 -0.05%
2007 94,137.00 -0.05%
2006 94,181.00 0.08%
2005 94,104.00 -44.33%
2004 169,053.00 0.01%
2003 169,032.00 -0.12%
2002 169,233.00 -0.11%
2001 169,417.00 -0.14%
2000 169,654.00 2.67%
1999 165,249.00 0.01%
1998 165,226.00 -3.23%
1997 170,736.00 -10.27%
1996 190,267.00 -1.15%
1995 192,489.00 -12.13%
1994 219,073.00 0.00%
1993 219,067.00 -0.11%
1992 219,314.00 29.68%
1991 169,124.00 0.01%
1990 169,110.00 0.00%
1989 169,103.00 -0.53%
1988 170,000.00 1.80%
1987 167,000.00 -0.13%
1986 167,220.00 -3.98%
1985 174,160.00 4.29%
1984 167,000.00 0.00%
1983 167,000.00 0.00%
1982 167,000.00 0.00%
1981 167,000.00 221.15%
1980 52,000.00 0.00%
1979 52,000.00 0.00%
1978 52,000.00 0.00%
1977 52,000.00 31.38%
1976 39,580.00 88.48%
1975 21,000.00 4100.00%
1970 500.00 4100.00%