Lao PDR Refugee Statistics 1972-2021

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.
  • Lao PDR refugee statistics for 1987 was 80.00, a 93.33% decline from 1984.
  • Lao PDR refugee statistics for 1984 was 1,200.00, a 4.76% decline from 1983.
  • Lao PDR refugee statistics for 1983 was 1,260.00, a 64% decline from 1982.
  • Lao PDR refugee statistics for 1982 was 3,500.00, a 0% increase from 1981.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Pakistan 3,159,000.00
West Bank and Gaza 828,482.00
Sudan 807,070.00
Zambia 144,100.00
Angola 91,210.00
Honduras 63,000.00
Cameroon 59,190.00
Vietnam 25,000.00
Eswatini 14,550.00
Philippines 13,170.00
Djibouti 13,140.00
Kenya 10,220.00
Papua New Guinea 9,620.00
Nicaragua 9,000.00
India 6,720.00
Nigeria 5,100.00
Lesotho 4,000.00
Indonesia 2,450.00
Congo, Rep. 2,120.00
Egypt 1,150.00
Morocco 800.00
El Salvador 300.00
Bolivia 170.00
Ghana 150.00
Lao PDR 80.00
Mauritania 50.00
Lao PDR Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
1987 80.00 -93.33%
1984 1,200.00 -4.76%
1983 1,260.00 -64.00%
1982 3,500.00 0.00%
1981 3,500.00 -66.25%
1980 10,370.00 9327.27%
1979 110.00 -8.33%
1978 120.00 20.00%
1977 100.00 -9.09%
1976 110.00 57.14%
1975 70.00 -90.00%
1972 700.00 -90.00%