Ecuador Refugee Statistics 1972-2022

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.
  • Ecuador refugee statistics for 2021 was 56,603.00, a 45.88% decline from 2020.
  • Ecuador refugee statistics for 2020 was 104,582.00, a 0.02% increase from 2019.
  • Ecuador refugee statistics for 2019 was 104,560.00, a 2.96% increase from 2018.
  • Ecuador refugee statistics for 2018 was 101,550.00, a 9.9% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Turkey 3,759,817.00
Jordan 3,047,612.00
Lebanon 1,328,541.00
Iran 798,343.00
China 303,436.00
Iraq 280,072.00
Malaysia 132,086.00
Thailand 100,510.00
Algeria 97,890.00
South Africa 75,512.00
Mexico 73,448.00
Brazil 61,956.00
Ecuador 56,603.00
Venezuela 39,328.00
Armenia 34,728.00
Serbia 25,644.00
Bulgaria 22,830.00
Russia 10,901.00
Costa Rica 10,224.00
Peru 5,790.00
Paraguay 4,484.00
Romania 4,200.00
Namibia 3,733.00
Libya 3,141.00
Belarus 2,729.00
Azerbaijan 1,676.00
Colombia 1,504.00
Nauru 953.00
Botswana 688.00
Guatemala 479.00
Kazakhstan 352.00
North Macedonia 292.00
Gabon 272.00
Bosnia 240.00
Cuba 199.00
Montenegro 175.00
Dominican Republic 162.00
Albania 109.00
Belize 86.00
Guyana 40.00
Jamaica 31.00
Suriname 29.00
Fiji 18.00
Turkmenistan 16.00
Mauritius 10.00
Ecuador Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2021 56,603.00 -45.88%
2020 104,582.00 0.02%
2019 104,560.00 2.96%
2018 101,550.00 9.90%
2017 92,405.00 -10.15%
2016 102,848.00 -15.36%
2015 121,511.00 -0.51%
2014 122,129.00 -0.85%
2013 123,177.00 -0.50%
2012 123,793.00 0.31%
2011 123,407.00 1.80%
2010 121,222.00 4.02%
2009 116,532.00 14.96%
2008 101,368.00 -61.73%
2007 264,868.00 2150.94%
2006 11,767.00 17.13%
2005 10,046.00 19.24%
2004 8,425.00 32.32%
2003 6,367.00 97.43%
2002 3,225.00 91.96%
2001 1,680.00 5.13%
2000 1,598.00 417.15%
1999 309.00 26.64%
1998 244.00 11.93%
1997 218.00 2.35%
1996 213.00 4.41%
1995 204.00 -14.29%
1994 238.00 2.59%
1993 232.00 13.73%
1992 204.00 -27.14%
1991 280.00 -45.10%
1990 510.00 -32.63%
1989 757.00 0.26%
1988 755.00 6.34%
1987 710.00 -11.25%
1986 800.00 -10.11%
1985 890.00 2.30%
1984 870.00 12.99%
1983 770.00 13.24%
1982 680.00 6.25%
1981 640.00 -8.57%
1980 700.00 16.67%
1979 600.00 200.00%
1977 200.00 0.00%
1974 200.00 0.00%
1972 200.00 0.00%