Guatemala Refugee Statistics 1972-2024

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.
  • Guatemala refugee statistics for 2022 was 701.00, a 46.35% increase from 2021.
  • Guatemala refugee statistics for 2021 was 479.00, a 8.37% increase from 2020.
  • Guatemala refugee statistics for 2020 was 442.00, a 8.33% increase from 2019.
  • Guatemala refugee statistics for 2019 was 408.00, a 7.37% 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
Guatemala Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 701.00 46.35%
2021 479.00 8.37%
2020 442.00 8.33%
2019 408.00 7.37%
2018 380.00 5.56%
2017 360.00 22.03%
2016 295.00 32.88%
2015 222.00 38.75%
2014 160.00 3.90%
2013 154.00 -1.91%
2012 157.00 6.08%
2011 148.00 8.03%
2010 137.00 7.87%
2009 127.00 0.00%
2008 127.00 -66.31%
2007 377.00 -0.53%
2006 379.00 -2.32%
2005 388.00 -40.76%
2004 655.00 -8.26%
2003 714.00 -2.46%
2002 732.00 1.10%
2001 724.00 0.56%
2000 720.00 -1.50%
1999 731.00 -10.20%
1998 814.00 -45.77%
1997 1,501.00 -3.78%
1996 1,560.00 4.21%
1995 1,497.00 -67.96%
1994 4,672.00 -0.36%
1993 4,689.00 -97.90%
1992 222,929.00 -0.14%
1991 223,236.00 -0.06%
1990 223,377.00 0.12%
1989 223,100.00 0.00%
1988 223,100.00 1759.17%
1987 12,000.00 0.00%
1986 12,000.00 0.00%
1985 12,000.00 -82.86%
1984 70,000.00 0.00%
1983 70,000.00 0.00%
1982 70,000.00 -30.00%
1981 100,000.00 2321.31%
1980 4,130.00 2481.25%
1972 160.00 2481.25%