Finland Refugee Statistics 1984-2024

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.
  • Finland refugee statistics for 2022 was 69,553.00, a 188.87% increase from 2021.
  • Finland refugee statistics for 2021 was 24,078.00, a 2.77% increase from 2020.
  • Finland refugee statistics for 2020 was 23,428.00, a 0.13% decline from 2019.
  • Finland refugee statistics for 2019 was 23,458.00, a 5.25% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Germany 2,075,445.00
Poland 971,129.00
France 612,934.00
Czech Republic 435,212.00
United States 363,059.00
United Kingdom 328,989.00
Spain 317,751.00
Italy 296,181.00
Sweden 277,726.00
Austria 258,613.00
Netherlands 218,457.00
Switzerland 182,474.00
Greece 160,761.00
Belgium 151,408.00
Canada 140,621.00
Slovak Republic 96,563.00
Ireland 81,256.00
Norway 75,311.00
Finland 69,553.00
Denmark 67,772.00
Lithuania 67,638.00
Portugal 59,777.00
Australia 54,430.00
Estonia 40,806.00
Latvia 39,055.00
Hungary 35,370.00
Cyprus 29,280.00
Croatia 20,638.00
Japan 17,406.00
Luxembourg 11,952.00
Malta 11,098.00
Slovenia 8,705.00
Iceland 5,240.00
Argentina 4,094.00
South Korea 3,825.00
Trinidad and Tobago 3,424.00
Panama 2,576.00
Chile 2,133.00
New Zealand 1,791.00
UAE 1,399.00
Israel 1,207.00
Uruguay 1,115.00
Kuwait 684.00
Liechtenstein 524.00
Saudi Arabia 454.00
Oman 295.00
Hong Kong 285.00
Bahrain 255.00
Qatar 197.00
Cayman Islands 47.00
Monaco 17.00
Bahamas 10.00
Turks and Caicos Islands 7.00
Finland Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 69,553.00 188.87%
2021 24,078.00 2.77%
2020 23,428.00 -0.13%
2019 23,458.00 5.25%
2018 22,287.00 7.19%
2017 20,793.00 12.99%
2016 18,402.00 44.99%
2015 12,692.00 7.71%
2014 11,783.00 4.81%
2013 11,242.00 13.44%
2012 9,910.00 8.07%
2011 9,170.00 5.15%
2010 8,721.00 17.09%
2009 7,448.00 12.49%
2008 6,621.00 6.77%
2007 6,201.00 -47.57%
2006 11,827.00 0.22%
2005 11,801.00 4.35%
2004 11,309.00 4.37%
2003 10,835.00 -13.22%
2002 12,485.00 -1.89%
2001 12,726.00 -4.11%
2000 13,271.00 3.15%
1999 12,866.00 4.70%
1998 12,288.00 2.26%
1997 12,017.00 5.58%
1996 11,382.00 11.69%
1995 10,191.00 7.15%
1994 9,511.00 11.75%
1993 8,511.00 43.04%
1992 5,950.00 30.45%
1991 4,561.00 94.25%
1990 2,348.00 17.40%
1989 2,000.00 87.79%
1988 1,065.00 33.13%
1987 800.00 60.00%
1986 500.00 0.00%
1985 500.00 0.00%
1984 500.00 0.00%