Mali Refugee Statistics 1971-2024

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.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2022 was 60,637.00, a 21.33% increase from 2021.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2021 was 49,975.00, a 5.48% increase from 2020.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2020 was 47,380.00, a 77.64% increase from 2019.
  • Mali refugee statistics for 2019 was 26,672.00, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
Uganda 1,463,523.00
Ethiopia 879,598.00
Syrian Arab Republic 593,844.00
Chad 592,764.00
Democratic Republic of Congo 520,544.00
South Sudan 308,369.00
Niger 255,307.00
Tanzania 206,229.00
Rwanda 120,753.00
Burundi 84,636.00
Yemen 77,458.00
Mali 60,637.00
Afghanistan 52,159.00
Malawi 35,162.00
Burkina Faso 34,375.00
Nepal 19,560.00
Somalia 16,023.00
Senegal 11,802.00
Central African Republic 11,213.00
Zimbabwe 10,475.00
Togo 9,300.00
Tajikistan 8,608.00
Mozambique 4,992.00
Gambia 3,685.00
Guinea 2,199.00
Benin 1,779.00
Liberia 620.00
Madagascar 119.00
Eritrea 119.00
Guinea-Bissau 24.00
Comoros 12.00
Mali Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2022 60,637.00 21.33%
2021 49,975.00 5.48%
2020 47,380.00 77.64%
2019 26,672.00 0.50%
2018 26,538.00 55.78%
2017 17,036.00 -2.71%
2016 17,510.00 10.04%
2015 15,913.00 4.74%
2014 15,193.00 6.12%
2013 14,317.00 2.78%
2012 13,930.00 -10.81%
2011 15,618.00 15.24%
2010 13,552.00 0.15%
2009 13,532.00 41.34%
2008 9,574.00 4.04%
2007 9,202.00 -13.06%
2006 10,584.00 -5.77%
2005 11,232.00 -0.21%
2004 11,256.00 12.45%
2003 10,010.00 10.08%
2002 9,093.00 7.75%
2001 8,439.00 0.32%
2000 8,412.00 1.32%
1999 8,302.00 -38.93%
1998 13,594.00 8.30%
1997 12,552.00 -31.16%
1996 18,234.00 1.77%
1995 17,916.00 13.39%
1994 15,800.00 3.78%
1993 15,224.00 16.13%
1992 13,109.00 -0.08%
1991 13,120.00 -2.17%
1990 13,411.00 26722.00%
1989 50.00 0.00%
1988 50.00 0.00%
1987 50.00 0.00%
1986 50.00 -16.67%
1971 60.00 -16.67%