Gabon Refugee Statistics 1969-2024

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.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2022 was 205.00, a 24.63% decline from 2021.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2021 was 272.00, a 41.76% decline from 2020.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2020 was 467.00, a 2.86% increase from 2019.
  • Gabon refugee statistics for 2019 was 454.00, a 33.82% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Gabon Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 205.00 -24.63%
2021 272.00 -41.76%
2020 467.00 2.86%
2019 454.00 -33.82%
2018 686.00 -18.82%
2017 845.00 -8.75%
2016 926.00 -0.86%
2015 934.00 -7.25%
2014 1,007.00 -36.75%
2013 1,592.00 -4.15%
2012 1,661.00 -6.11%
2011 1,769.00 -80.37%
2010 9,014.00 1.93%
2009 8,843.00 -1.72%
2008 8,998.00 2.00%
2007 8,822.00 4.76%
2006 8,421.00 -1.40%
2005 8,541.00 -38.02%
2004 13,780.00 -1.56%
2003 13,999.00 3.94%
2002 13,468.00 -13.53%
2001 15,576.00 -13.36%
2000 17,978.00 19.30%
1999 15,069.00 1237.09%
1998 1,127.00 30.44%
1997 864.00 8.41%
1996 797.00 0.89%
1995 790.00 32.33%
1994 597.00 119.49%
1992 272.00 23.64%
1991 220.00 -47.24%
1990 417.00 317.00%
1986 100.00 -84.38%
1982 640.00 60.00%
1981 400.00 -98.00%
1980 20,000.00 -33.77%
1979 30,200.00 -49.83%
1978 60,200.00 -33.11%
1977 90,000.00 50.00%
1976 60,000.00 0.00%
1975 60,000.00 1233.33%
1969 4,500.00 1233.33%