Algeria Refugee Statistics 1970-2022

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.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2020 was 97,671.00, a 0.94% decline from 2019.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2019 was 98,599.00, a 4.51% increase from 2018.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2018 was 94,341.00, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Algeria refugee statistics for 2017 was 94,248.00, a 0.03% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Turkey 3,652,362.00
Jordan 3,009,517.00
Lebanon 1,349,955.00
Iran 800,025.00
China 303,410.00
Iraq 270,392.00
Malaysia 129,924.00
Armenia 107,930.00
Ecuador 104,652.00
Algeria 97,671.00
Thailand 96,214.00
South Africa 76,754.00
Venezuela 68,119.00
Brazil 59,147.00
Mexico 45,469.00
Serbia 26,130.00
Bulgaria 21,168.00
Russia 20,325.00
Costa Rica 9,648.00
Bosnia 5,257.00
Peru 4,327.00
Libya 4,184.00
Romania 3,631.00
Namibia 3,588.00
Belarus 2,915.00
Paraguay 1,701.00
Azerbaijan 1,582.00
Nauru 1,084.00
Colombia 997.00
Botswana 637.00
Gabon 482.00
Guatemala 462.00
Kazakhstan 445.00
North Macedonia 314.00
Cuba 232.00
Montenegro 176.00
Dominican Republic 172.00
Albania 115.00
Guyana 33.00
Jamaica 32.00
Belize 29.00
Suriname 24.00
Turkmenistan 20.00
Mauritius 20.00
Fiji 14.00
Grenada 5.00
Algeria Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 97,671.00 -0.94%
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%