Jordan Refugee Statistics 1960-2024

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.
  • Jordan refugee statistics for 2022 was 3,062,851.00, a 0.5% increase from 2021.
  • Jordan refugee statistics for 2021 was 3,047,612.00, a 1.27% increase from 2020.
  • Jordan refugee statistics for 2020 was 3,009,472.00, a 1.46% increase from 2019.
  • Jordan refugee statistics for 2019 was 2,966,079.00, a 0.28% 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
Jordan Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 3,062,851.00 0.50%
2021 3,047,612.00 1.27%
2020 3,009,472.00 1.46%
2019 2,966,079.00 0.28%
2018 2,957,875.00 2.07%
2017 2,897,751.00 1.30%
2016 2,860,679.00 1.86%
2015 2,808,343.00 1.33%
2014 2,771,492.00 2.16%
2013 2,712,877.00 16.07%
2012 2,337,341.00 -3.84%
2011 2,430,580.00 1.56%
2010 2,393,339.00 -1.69%
2009 2,434,485.00 -0.71%
2008 2,452,009.00 2.01%
2007 2,403,763.00 1.92%
2006 2,358,587.00 28.97%
2005 1,828,839.00 2.87%
2004 1,777,765.00 2.09%
2003 1,741,365.00 2.47%
2002 1,699,469.00 2.18%
2001 1,663,289.00 3.27%
2000 1,610,630.00 4.42%
1999 1,542,413.00 3.64%
1998 1,488,225.00 3.49%
1997 1,438,102.00 3.43%
1996 1,390,473.00 4.59%
1995 1,329,466.00 7.18%
1994 1,240,385.00 8.74%
1993 1,140,664.00 9.43%
1992 1,042,393.00 5.33%
1991 989,647.00 4.78%
1990 944,459.00 3.09%
1989 916,143.00 3.63%
1988 884,040.00 2.83%
1987 859,689.00 3.05%
1986 834,271.00 2.79%
1985 811,660.00 2.63%
1984 790,830.00 2.53%
1983 771,284.00 1.94%
1982 756,587.00 2.66%
1981 737,000.00 1.85%
1980 723,611.00 2.39%
1979 706,745.00 2.37%
1978 690,378.00 2.69%
1977 672,301.00 2.84%
1976 653,708.00 2.66%
1975 636,778.00 4.83%
1974 607,430.00 4.30%
1973 582,400.00 4.37%
1972 558,021.00 2.84%
1971 542,599.00 4.15%
1970 520,997.00 4.31%
1969 499,460.00 4.41%
1968 478,369.00 -28.44%
1967 668,453.00 -6.48%
1966 714,763.00 2.45%
1965 697,658.00 2.75%
1964 678,985.00 2.48%
1963 662,525.00 2.73%
1962 644,940.00 1.85%
1961 633,197.00 1.53%
1960 623,660.00 1.53%